Niels Jensen

about 1681–5 June 1748 (Age 67)
Bindesbøl, Lindeballe, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Jensen was born about 1681, in Bindesbøl, Lindeballe, Vejle, Denmark as the son of Anna Jensen Smed. He married Maren Jensdatter about 1705, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 5 June 1748, at the age of 67.

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Niels Jensen
Anne Hendrichsen
Jens Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Hendrick Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Karen Nielsen
Mette Nielsen
Henric Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Hans Nielsen

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World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 20

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

Age 32

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.

Age 48

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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Sources (3)

  • Niels Jensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Nielsen birth 1 March 1744 Bindesbol, VejleDenmark Church Records, 1484-1941;
  • Niels Jensen in the Denmark, Marriages, 1635

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