Jens Christensen

29 May 1791–
Ugilt, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Christensen was born on 29 May 1791, in Ugilt, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen, was 32 and his mother, Mette Christensen, was 37. He lived in Tornby, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1855.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jensen
1759–1844
Mette Christensen
1754–1816
Anna Christensen
1779–1787
Zinne Christensdatter
1789–1860
Jens Christensen
1791–
Maren Christensen
1796–1855
Christen Christensen
1799–1837

Parents and Siblings

    Male1759–1844Male

    Mette Christensen

    Female1754–1816Female

siblings

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World Events (6)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 1

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 3

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 38

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jens Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Jens Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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