Karen Marie Jensen

8 March 1863–
Vorgod, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Karen Marie

When Karen Marie Jensen was born on 8 March 1863, her father, Peder Jensen, was 32 and her mother, Ane Magrethe Nielsen, was 27. She lived in Brejning, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1870 and Gosmer, Hads, Århus, Denmark in 1890.

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Peder Jensen
Ane Magrethe Nielsen
Karen Jensen
Karen Marie Jensen
Ane Kirstine Jensen
Jens Peder Jensen
Karen Maria Jensen
Niels Jensen
Ane Jensen
Niels Kristian Jensen
Kirstian David Jensen

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 5

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 51

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 54

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Marie Jensen in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Karen Marie Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Marie Jensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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