Jens Andersen Plet

about 1640–10 February 1712 (Age 72)
Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens

Jens Andersen Plet was born about 1640, in Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark. He married Maren Christensdatter in 1663, in Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 February 1712, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Jens Andersen Plet
Maren Christensdatter
Marriage: 1663
Johanna Jensdatter Plette
Anders Jensen Plette
Jorgen Jensen Plette
Jens Jensen Plet

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Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark


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1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 61

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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