Aurora Kirstine Westring

11 May 1857–
Horsens, Vor Frelsers, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Aurora Kirstine

When Aurora Kirstine Westring was born on 11 May 1857, in Horsens, Vor Frelsers, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Marius Christian Westring, was 36 and her mother, Wilhelmine Gottgen, was 39. She married Peter Jensen on 11 May 1876. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Horsens, Ålborg, Denmark in 1860.

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Peter Jensen
Aurora Kirstine Westring
Marriage: 11 May 1876
Christian Jensen
Thorvald Jensen

Spouse and Children

11 May 1876


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 2

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 2

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).

Age 57

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements väst ‘west’ + the common suffix -ling.

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

Sources (3)

  • Aürora Westrinz in household of Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Aurora Westring in household of Markus Westring, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Andrea Kirstine Westring, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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