Mads Peter Jensen

20 March 1826–1850 (Age 23)
Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Mads Peter

When Mads Peter Jensen was born on 20 March 1826, in Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Madssen, was 37 and his mother, Kristine Pedersdatter, was 21. He lived in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1840. He died in 1850, at the age of 24.

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Jens Madssen
Kristine Pedersdatter
Mads Peter Jensen

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World Events (3)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 3

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 21

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 23

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mads Peter Jensen in household of Lars Chrestensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Mads Peter Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mads Peter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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