Ole Jensen

1830–1895 (Age 65)
Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Jensen was born about 1830, in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen, was 19 and his mother, Grethe Pedersdatter, was 17. He married Giertrud Larsdatter Nielsdatter in 1860. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark in 1870 and Hals, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark in 1890. He died on 3 November 1895, in Hals, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ole Jensen
1830–1895
Giertrud Larsdatter Nielsdatter
1835–1901
Marriage: 1860
Mads Dam Nielsen
1861–1861

Spouse & Children

  • Male1830–1895Male

  • Giertrud Larsdatter Nielsdatter

    Female1835–1901Female

MARRIAGE
1860
children

(1)

  • Mads Dam Nielsen

    Male1861–1861Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Jens Christensen

    Male1811–Male

  • Grethe Pedersdatter

    Female1813–Female

siblings

(2)

  • Male1830–1895Male

  • Christen Jensen

    Male1847–Male

World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 17

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.
1849

Age 19

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 20

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ole Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Ole Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Ole Jensen in entry for Dødfødt Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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