Jens Jacobsen

Male31 May 1753–

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Jacobsen was born on 31 May 1753, in Hørby, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Jacob Svendsen, was 39 and his mother, Kirsten Mortensdatter, was 27. He married Kirsten Nielsdatter on 11 November 1782, in Volstrup, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jacobsen
1753–
Caren Thomasdatter
1754–1809
Marriage: 12 April 1784
Karen Jensen
1780–
Jacob Jensen
1786–1802
Christian Jensen
1788–
Kirsten Marie Jensdatter
1790–
Maren Jensen
1792–
Thomas Jensen
1797–1859
Karen Jensen
1800–

Sources (11)

  • Jens Jacobsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jens Jacobsen in entry for Jacob Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Jacobsen Schovsgaard, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1784Voer, Børglum, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 9

    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.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 23

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 36

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.

    Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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