Jens Peter Jensen

27 April 1837–15 May 1886 (Age 49)
Torning, Thorning, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Jensen was born on 27 April 1837, in Torning, Thorning, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Andersen, was 34 and his mother, Ane Johanne Jensdatter, was 36. He married Juliane Olsen on 6 November 1866, in Viborg, Søndre, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Thorning, Lysgård, Viborg, Denmark for about 16 years and Viborg, Denmark in 1880. He died on 15 May 1886, in Viborg, Søndre, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 49, and was buried in Viborg, Søndre, Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Jensen
Juliane Olsen
Marriage: 6 November 1866
Ane Christine Johanne Jensen
Vilhelm Henrik Jensen
Emma Petra Elisabeth Jensen
Olaf Julius Jensen

Spouse and Children

6 November 1866
Viborg, Søndre, Viborg, Denmark


    Ane Christine Johanne Jensen


    Vilhelm Henrik Jensen


    Emma Petra Elisabeth Jensen


    Olaf Julius Jensen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 10

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 12

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 22

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Peter Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Jens Peter Jensen in household of Jens Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Jens Peter Jensen in household of Anders Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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