Jens Jensen

about 1677–1 June 1762 (Age 85)
Nørre Kongerslev, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

Jens Jensen was born about 1677, in Nørre Kongerslev, Ålborg, Denmark. He married Maren Christensdatter on 8 October 1702, in Sankt Hans, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 June 1762, in Svenstrup, Højslev, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen
1677–1762
Maren Christensdatter
1681–
Marriage: 8 October 1702
Karen Jens
1703–1712
Jens Jens
1709–1716
Maren Jens
1704–
Christen Jens
1706–
Niels [ Bojer] Jensen
1707–1785
Niels Jens
1712–1712
Kirsten Jensen
1712–1712
Margrete Jensen
1714–
Jens Jensen
1717–
Mette Jens
1720–1725
Niels Jens
1723–

Spouse and Children

Children

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World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 24
The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
Age 36
The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729
Age 52
Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

John
Jenson
Jenssen

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