Kristen Edvard Jensen

12 October 1886–
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Kristen Edvard

When Kristen Edvard Jensen was born on 12 October 1886, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Søren Peter Jensen, was 27 and his mother, Else Marie Christensdatter, was 36. He had at least 2 daughters with Christine Amalie Christensen. He lived in Mosbjerg, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 15 years and Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1930.

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Kristen Edvard Jensen
Christine Amalie Christensen
Else Marie Jensen
Valborg Agate Jensèn

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    Else Marie Jensen


    Valborg Agate Jensèn


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+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 28

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 31

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 53

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christen Eduvart Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Christen Edvard Jensèn, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Christen Jensen in household of Ole C Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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