Niels Jensen Plum

1781–10 October 1845 (Age 64)
Åker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Jensen Plum was born in 1781, in Åker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Jens Nielsen Plum, was 31 and his mother, Birte Jensen, was 32. He married Karen Kirstin Jensdatter on 15 March 1811. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Vester Marie, Vestermarie, Bornholm, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 10 October 1845, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 64, and was buried in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Jensen Plum
1781–1845
Margrethe Davidsdatter
1784–1855
Marriage: 30 October 1813
Karen Kirsten Nielsdatter Plum
1814–1815
Jens Nielsen Plum
1816–1816
Karen Christine Nielsdatter Plum
1817–
Jens Peter Nielsen Plum
1820–1903
Peder Nielsen Plum
1823–1892
Niels Peter Nielsen Plum
1826–1858

Spouse and Children

    Male1781–1845Male

    Margrethe Davidsdatter

    Female1784–1855Female

MARRIAGE
30 October 1813
Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(6)

    Karen Kirsten Nielsdatter Plum

    Female1814–1815Female

    Jens Nielsen Plum

    Male1816–1816Male

    Karen Christine Nielsdatter Plum

    Female1817–Female

    Jens Peter Nielsen Plum

    Male1820–1903Male

    Peder Nielsen Plum

    Male1823–1892Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 8

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 11

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 24

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)

  • Niels Jensen Plum, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Niels Jensen Plum, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Plum in entry for Karen Christine Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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