Jens Christensen Krog

1783–1846 (Age 63)
Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Christensen Krog was born on 9 February 1783, in Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Christen Nielsen, was 33 and his mother, Kiersten Jensdatter, was 31. He married Anne Magrethe Lukasdatter on 23 September 1815, in Lild, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nørklit, Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark in 1803 and Lild, Lild, Ålborghus, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 7 September 1846, in Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen Krog
1783–1846
Anne Magrethe Lukasdatter
1778–1843
Marriage: 23 September 1815
Ane Marie Jensdatter
1814–
Mr. Jensen
1816–1816
Dodfodt
1816–
Kjersten Jensdatter
1817–
Anders Christian Jensen
1819–1898
Lars Jensen Vabesgaard
1820–
Magrethe Jensdatter
1820–1899
Niels Christian Jensen
1823–1889
Jens Rhorssen Jensen
1825–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1815
Lild, Ålborghus, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 6

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 9

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 22

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.

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 Christensen Krog, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jens Christensen Krog, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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