Lars Jensen

about 1763–15 May 1838 (Age 75)
Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Lars

Lars Jensen was born about 1763, in Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark as the son of Jens Andersen. He married Ingeborg Hansen on 22 November 1789, in Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 15 May 1838, in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Lars Jensen
Ingeborg Hansen
Marriage: 22 November 1789
Dorthe Larsen
Hans Larsen
Jens Larsen
Hans Larsen
Peder Larsen
Ole Larsen
Christian Larsen
Lars Larsen

Spouse and Children

22 November 1789
Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings

    Jens Andersen




World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 13

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 26

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 29

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.

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)

  • Lars Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars Jensen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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