Jens Kieldsen

28 October 1770–5 January 1850 (Age 79)
Romdrup, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Kieldsen was born on 28 October 1770, in Romdrup, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Kjeld Sørensen, was 59 and his mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 32. He married Maren Pedersdr on 8 February 1807. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 January 1850, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Romdrup, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Jens Kieldsen
Maren Pedersdr
Marriage: 8 February 1807
Søren Kjeldsen
Soren Jensen
Peder Jensen
Maren Jensdr
Kield Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1807
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1776 · Kongens Klub
    Age 6
    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 19
    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 22
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    Name Meaning

    Mainly Danish: variant of Johan .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (9)

    • Jens Kildsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Jens Kieldsen in entry for Peder Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Jens Kieldsen in entry for Soren Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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