Jens Christensen Krog

9 February 1783–7 September 1846 (Age 63)
Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Christensen Krog was born on 9 February 1783, in Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Christen Nielsen Myrup, was 33 and his mother, Kiersten Jensdatter, was 31. He married Anne Magrethe Lukasdatter on 23 September 1815, in Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 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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Jens Christensen Krog
Anne Magrethe Lukasdatter
Marriage: 23 September 1815
Stillborn Son Jensen
Kjersten Jensdatter
Anders Christian Jensen
Magrethe Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1815Lild, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark
  • Children


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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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Jens Christensen Krog, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Jens Christensen Krog, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Jens Krog in entry for Niels Jensen and Kirsten Jensdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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