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.
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 .