Johanne Jensen

5 July 1853–
Horsens, Vor Frelsers, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johanne

When Johanne Jensen was born on 5 July 1853, her father, Jens Elias Knudsen, was 23 and her mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Jens Elias Knudsen
1829–1859
Maren Andersdatter
1830–1857
Knud Jensen
1851–1864
Johanne Jensen
1853–
Søren Knudsen
1857–1912

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 6
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
Age 6
The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1914
Age 61
World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Jenssen
John

Sources (3)

  • Johanne Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Jensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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