Jens Jensen

Maleabout 1721–

Brief Life History of Jens

Jens Jensen was born about 1721, in Mønge, Valby, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark. He married Kirsten Larsen about 1725, in Mønge, Valby, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Jens Jensen
Kirsten Larsen
Marriage: about 1725
Kirstine Larsdatter

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1725Mønge, Valby, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    World Events (3)


    Age 8

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 9

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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