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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Family Time Line

Niels Jensen
1681–1748
Anne Hendrichsen
1707–
Jens Nielsen
1727–1832
Niels Nielsen
1744–1832
Hendrick Nielsen
1731–1733
Peder Nielsen
1733–
Karen Nielsen
1733–1787
Mette Nielsen
1735–
Henric Nielsen
1737–1806
Anders Nielsen
1739–
Christen Nielsen
1742–
Hans Nielsen
1746–

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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.
1729

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; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L94H-1ZJB?cc=2078555&wc=M5K2-PY5%3A357517301%2C359893201%2C360086601%2C357795602
  • Niels Jensen in the Denmark, Marriages, 1635

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