Bodil Catherine Jensen

28 August 1819–13 July 1889 (Age 69)
Damsholte, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil Catherine

When Bodil Catherine Jensen was born on 28 August 1819, in Damsholte, Præstø, Denmark, her father, Jens Jensen, was 39 and her mother, Kirsten Hemmingsdatter, was 23. She married Morten Rasmusen on 5 June 1846, in Damsholte, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Damsholte, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark for about 30 years. She died on 13 July 1889, in Damsholte, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Morten Rasmusen
Bodil Catherine Jensen
Marriage: 5 June 1846
Rasmus Mortensen
Jens Christian Mortensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1846Damsholte, Præstø, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 10
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 28
    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.
    Age 30
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Bodil Katrine Jensen in household of Morten Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Bodil Catrine Jensen in household of Morten Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
    • Bodil Cathrine Jensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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