Ellen Jensen

4 March 1782–3 July 1850 (Age 68)
Sct. Ibs. Svaneke, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Jensen was born on 4 March 1782, her father, Jens Pedersen, was 37 and her mother, Inger Abild, was 35. She married Hans Rasmussen. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Mern, Bårse, Præstø, Denmark for about 6 years and Sankt Jørgensbjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1850. She died on 3 July 1850, at the age of 68, and was buried in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Hans Rasmussen
Ellen Jensen
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Ole Hansen
Jens Hansen

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    Jens Hansen


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World Events (8)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 7

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 10

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 23

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 Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Jensdatter in household of Hans Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Ellen Jensdatt in household of Hans Rasmusswen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Ellen Kirstine Ander Jensd in household of Anders Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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