Jens Thomsen

19 October 1777–27 May 1853 (Age 75)
Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Thomsen was born on 19 October 1777, in Viborg, Denmark, his father, Thomas Jensen, was 27 and his mother, Ane Kirsten Mogensen, was 26. He married Ellen Christensen on 16 April 1802. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 27 May 1853, in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Thomsen
Ellen Christensen
Marriage: 16 April 1802
Thomas Jensen
Anne Kirsten Jensen
Anne Kirstine Jensen
Anne Katrine Jensen
Mette Marie Jensen

Spouse and Children

16 April 1802


    Thomas Jensen


    Anne Kirsten Jensen


    Anne Kirstine Jensen


    Anne Katrine Jensen


    Mette Marie Jensen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 12

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 15

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 28

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic form from a short form of Thomas .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jens Thomsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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