Jens Christian Larsen

19 November 1851–

The Life Summary of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Larsen was born on 19 November 1851, his father, Lars Christian Steffensen, was 28 and his mother, Ane Marie Ovesdatter, was 25. He married Amalie Thomasdatter on 27 December 1873, in Horsens, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Horsens, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 35 years.

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Jens Christian Larsen
Amalie Thomasdatter
Marriage: 27 December 1873
Niels Peter Jensen
Thomas Christian Jensen
Ane Marie Jensen
Nikoline Jensen
Laurits Peter Jensen
Christian Georg Jensen
Otto Christian Jensen
Julius Christian Jensen
Nicoline Jensen
Nicoline Dusine Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1873Horsens, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 8
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 8
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    Age 63
    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Jens Chr Larsen in household of Lars Chr Steffensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Jens Christ Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Unknown in entry for Thomas C. Jensen, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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