Jens Poulsen

22 January 1736–4 May 1796
Lemming, Aarhus, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Poulsen was christened on 22 January 1736, in Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Poul Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Karen Madsen, was 41. He married Cidtzel Jensen on 15 June 1785. He died on 4 May 1796, in Lemming, Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark, at the age of 60, and was buried in Kolt, Havreballegård, Denmark.

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Jens Poulsen
Cidtzel Jensen
Marriage: 15 June 1785

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15 June 1785
Koldt, Aachus, Dnmr

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World Events (6)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

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  • Jens Poulsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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