Jens Madsen was born in 1685, in Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark as the son of Matz Hansen. He married Kirsten Christensdatter on 16 March 1710, in Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He was buried in Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .
English: variant of Madson .