Jens Poulsen

Male22 September 1811–11 August 1896

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Poulsen was born on 22 September 1811, in Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Poul Jensen Krog, was 34 and his mother, Mariane Andersdatter, was 31. He married Lovise Egedahl on 21 November 1837, in Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 30 years. He died on 11 August 1896, in Vadum, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 84.

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Jens Poulsen
Lovise Egedahl
Marriage: 21 November 1837
Poul Jensen

Sources (7)

  • Jens Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Jens Poulsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1837Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 3

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 7

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 36

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .

    English: variant of Polson .

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

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