Jens Nielsen

21 June 1844–15 October 1894 (Age 50)
Tømmerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Nielsen was born on 21 June 1844, in Tømmerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Neils Jørgensen, was 35 and his mother, Sidsil Pedersdatter, was 38. He married Ane Cathrine Frederiksen on 28 June 1869, in Roskilde Domsogn, Sømme, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tømmerup, Tømmerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark in 1845. In 1890, at the age of 45, his occupation is listed as servant for the olsen family in Tømmerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark. He died on 15 October 1894, in Tømmerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 50, and was buried in Tømmerup, Tømmerup, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen
Ane Cathrine Frederiksen
Marriage: 28 June 1869
Karen Marie Nielsen
Niels Peter Nielsen
Jens Carl Christian Nielsen
Caroline Johanne Marie Nielsen
Søren Frederick Nielsen
Karen Johanne Marie Nielsen
Anna Kristine Sophie Nielsen

Spouse and Children

28 June 1869
Roskilde Domsogn, Sømme, Copenhagen, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 3

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 5

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 15

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Story Highlight

Annie Sophia Nielsen Martin

ANNIE SOPHIA NIELSEN MARTIN 26 January 1884 ------ 25 November 1966 Written by Annie S. N. Martin I was born January 26, 1884 in Ugerlose …

Sources (3)

  • Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Jens Nielsen in household of Niels Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Jens Nielson in entry for Soren Frederik Nelson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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