Jens Thomasen

Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Thomasen was born in 1765, in Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Thomas Pedersen, was 33 and his mother, Karen Hansdatter, was 41. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Maren Erichsen.

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Jens Thomasen
Maren Erichsen
Erich Jensen
Thomas Jensen
Karen Jensen

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World Events (8)

1776 · Kongens Klub
Age 11
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 24
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.
1796 · Odense Teater
Age 31
Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic form from Thomas .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Thomasen in entry for Erich Thomasen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Tomasen in entry for Thomas Tomasen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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