Jens Andersen

1705–1772 (Age 67)
Gettrup, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Andersen was born on 11 January 1705, in Gettrup, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Olafsen, was 40 and his mother, Cathrine Jensdaatter, was 38. He died on 5 January 1772, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Anders Olafsen
1664–1717
Cathrine Jensdaatter
1667–1719
Jens Andersen
1695–1705
Christen Andersen Kåberøe
1705–1804
Anne Andersen
1696–
Else Andersen
1698–1756
Anna Andersen
1701–1705
Jens Andersen
1705–1772
Ole Andersen
1705–1778
Maren Andersen
1711–
Andersen
1714–1714

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World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 8

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 24

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 25

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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