Frands Jensen Hvilsted


Brief Life History of Frands

Frands Jensen Hvilsted was born in 1810. He married Maren Pedersdatter Hvilsted on 8 June 1847, in Stilling, Stilling, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hvilsted, Hads, Århus, Denmark for about 30 years.

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Frands Jensen Hvilsted
Maren Pedersdatter Hvilsted
Marriage: 8 June 1847
Jens Frandsen Hvilsted
Peder Frandsen Hvilsted
Bodil Maria Frandsen ???
Jens Frandsen Hvilsted
Ane Marie Frandsen Hvilsted
Ane Jensine Petrine Frandsen

Sources (24)

  • Frans Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Frands Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Frands Jensen in entry for Bodil Marie Frandsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1847Stilling, Stilling, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 4

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 8

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 37

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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