Jensen

16 May 1700–
Sæby, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Jensen

When Jensen was christened on 16 May 1700, in Sæby, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Jens Oluffsen, was 28 and his mother, Margrethe Andersen, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Jens Oluffsen
1672–
Margrethe Andersen
1676–
Christen
1698–
Jensen
1700–
Mr
1700–
Oluf
1702–
Ole Jensen
1702–1791
Maren Jensen
1706–
Jeppe Jensen
1713–

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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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