Jens Christian Jensen

3 March 1874–26 October 1943 (Age 69)
Hessellund, Karup, Silkeborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Jensen was born on 3 March 1874, in Hessellund, Karup, Silkeborg, Denmark, his father, Johan Peder Jensen, was 27 and his mother, Dorthe Marie Larsen, was 27. He married Alma Augusta Johanne Møgelberg in 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Grove, Ginding, Ringkøbing, Denmark for about 24 years and Grove, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1930. He died on 26 October 1943, in Hessellund, Karup, Silkeborg, Denmark, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Jensen
1874–1943
Alma Augusta Johanne Møgelberg
1877–1950
Marriage: 1899
Dorthea Marie Jensen
1900–1965
Thyra Frederikke Jensen
1902–1977
Martha Jensine Jensen
1904–1968
Mary Antonie Jensen
1908–1988
Petrus Johan Jensen
1912–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
children

(5)

    Female1900–1965Female

    Thyra Frederikke Jensen

    Female1902–1977Female

    Female1904–1968Female

    Mary Antonie Jensen

    Female1908–1988Female

    Petrus Johan Jensen

    Male1912–1984Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1874–1943Male

    Christen Jensen

    Male1875–Male

    Anton Mariüs Jensen

    Male1878–Male

    Else Marie K Jensen

    Female1881–Female

    Annine Jensen

    Female1885–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1914

Age 40

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 43

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 65

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Chr Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Jens Kristian Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1925"

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