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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Jens Christensen Krog
Anne Magrethe Lukasdatter
Marriage: 23 September 1815
Ane Marie Jensdatter
Mr. Jensen
Kjersten Jensdatter
Anders Christian Jensen
Lars Jensen Vabesgaard
Magrethe Jensdatter
Niels Christian Jensen
Jens Rhorssen Jensen

Spouse and Children

23 September 1815
Lild, Ålborghus, Denmark


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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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