Jens Thomasen

June 1714–
Voldby, Voldby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

Jens Thomasen was born in June 1714, in Voldby, Voldby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark as the son of Thomas Skraedder. He married Giertrud Jespersdatter on 14 June 1744, in Voldby, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Jens Thomasen
Giertrud Jespersdatter
Marriage: 14 June 1744
Maren Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

14 June 1744
Voldby, Skanderborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Skraedder




World Events (7)


Age 15

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 16

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 48

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic form from Thomas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Thomsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Tomsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jens Thommaesen in entry for Laurs Jorgensen and Maren Jensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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