Poul Jensen Krog

4 May 1777–6 December 1842 (Age 65)
Sulsted, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Poul

When Poul Jensen Krog was born on 4 May 1777, in Sulsted, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jens Poulsen Krog, was 38 and his mother, Anne Catrine Andersdatter, was 40. He married Mariane Andersdatter in 1803, in Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Vestbjerg, Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1801 and Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1834. He died on 6 December 1842, in Sulsted, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sulsted, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Poul Jensen Krog
Mariane Andersdatter
Marriage: 1803
Anne Kathrine Poulsdatter
Anna Poulsdatter
Anders Christian Poulsen
Jens Poulsen
Mads Christian Poulsen
Anders Poulsen
Inger Kathrine Poulsdatter
Mette Marie Poulsdatter

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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 12
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 15
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.
1796 · Odense Teater
Age 19
Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

(1997: 46691;2007: 85665; 2010: 115679)Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Poul Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Poul Jensen in household of Jens Poulsen, Denmark Census, 1801, Arkivalieronline, Danish National Archives
  • Poul Jensen in entry for Mette Maria Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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