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
1777–1853
Ellen Christensen
1781–1804
Marriage: 16 April 1802
Thomas Jensen
1803–
Anne Kirsten Jensen
1804–
Anne Kirstine Jensen
1804–
Anne Katrine Jensen
1807–
Mette Marie Jensen
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1802
children

(5)

    Thomas Jensen

    Male1803–Male

    Anne Kirsten Jensen

    Female1804–Female

    Anne Kirstine Jensen

    Female1804–Female

    Anne Katrine Jensen

    Female1807–Female

    Mette Marie Jensen

    Female1810–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

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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