Jens Larsen Christensen

10 December 1794–20 June 1828 (Age 33)
Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Larsen

When Jens Larsen Christensen was born on 10 December 1794, in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Frederichsen, was 44 and his mother, Margrethe Jensdatter Lund, was 38. He married Anne Cathrine Jacobsdatter Kongsbak on 8 November 1816, in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 June 1828, in his hometown, at the age of 33, and was buried in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Jens Larsen Christensen
Anne Cathrine Jacobsdatter Kongsbak
Marriage: 8 November 1816
Christiane Frederikke Jensdatter
Jacob Kristian Larsen
Anemaria Jensdatter Larsen
Christen Jacob Jensen Larsen

Spouse and Children

8 November 1816
Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 2

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 11

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 14

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Larsen Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Lassen in entry for Christiane Frederikka Lassen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Lassen in entry for Christen Jacob Lassen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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