Niels Jensen

24 June 1822–1 June 1830 (Age 7)
Gannebro, Alslev, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Jensen was born on 24 June 1822, in Gannebro, Alslev, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Jens Olsen, was 51 and his mother, Ane Elizabeth Hansen, was 47. He lived in Haldum, Sabro, Århus, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 1 June 1830, in Gannebro, Alslev, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 7, and was buried in Alslev, Varde, Ribe, Denmark.

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Jens Olsen
Ane Elizabeth Hansen
Ole Jensen
Hans Jensen
Hanne Jensen
Hans Jensen
Karen Jensen
Kirsten Jensen
Niels Jensen

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1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 7
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.

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 (4)

  • Niels Jensen in household of Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Jensen in household of Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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