Jens Jensen

10 April 1872–
Vinderslev, Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Jensen was born on 10 April 1872, in Vinderslev, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Christian Stig Jensen, was 31 and his mother, Marie Kirstine Henrikesen, was 24. He married Inger Margrethe Pedersen on 17 June 1904, in Vinderslev, Viborg, Denmark. He lived in Vinderslev, Lysgård, Viborg, Denmark for about 35 years.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen
Inger Margrethe Pedersen
Marriage: 17 June 1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1904Vinderslev, Viborg, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (6)

    Age 42
    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
    Age 45
    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
    Age 67
    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    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 (7)

    • Jens Jensen Stigsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
    • Jens Stigsen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
    • Jens Jensen in household of Maria Kjerstine Henriksen, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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