Abraham Jensen

1755–Male
Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Jensen was born on 1 November 1755, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Jens Davidsen, was 32 and his mother, Ellen Abrahamsdatter, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Jens Davidsen
1723–1799
Ellen Abrahamsdatter
1719–1789
David Jensen
1747–1772
Niels Jensen
1750–1830
Ellen Jensdatter
1753–1798
Abraham Jensen
1755–
Hans Jensen
1758–1816
Jens Jensen
1761–

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 7

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 21

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 34

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.

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 (2)

  • Abraham Jensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • BAPTISM - Abraham Jensen, Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark

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