Petrea Sabine Jensen Bech

15 April 1861–
Bælum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Petrea Sabine

When Petrea Sabine Jensen Bech was born on 15 April 1861, in Bælum, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Christian Pedersen, was 30 and her mother, Ane Johanne Larsen, was 28. She married Jens Michael Andersen on 27 January 1880, in Bælum, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Bælum, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1870 and Alstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark in 1890.

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Jens Michael Andersen
Petrea Sabine Jensen Bech
Marriage: 27 January 1880
Maren Andersen
Martha Petra Andrea Andersen
Agnes Martine Andersen

Spouse and Children

27 January 1880
Bælum, Ålborg, Denmark


    Maren Andersen


    Martha Petra Andrea Andersen


    Agnes Martine Andersen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 7

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 53

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 56

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

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)

  • Petrea Sabine Bech in household of Jens Mikael Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Petrea Sabine Beck in household of Jens Christian Pedersen Beck, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Petrea Sabine Beck, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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