Janus Andreas Lind

29 June 1878–19 January 1954 (Age 75)
Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Janus Andreas

When Janus Andreas Lind was born on 29 June 1878, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Niels Andreasen Lind, was 20 and his mother, Jensine Kirstine Margrethe Hansen, was 29. He married Jacobine Pedersen Ravnsø on 26 December 1908, in Århus, Sankt Lukas, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Durup, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1901 and Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark for about 4 years. He died on 19 January 1954, in Århus, Sankt Lukas, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Århus, Sankt Lukas, Århus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Janus Andreas Lind
Jacobine Pedersen Ravnsø
Marriage: 26 December 1908
Anker Ravnsø Lind
Jens Andreas Ravnsø Lind

Spouse and Children

26 December 1908
Århus, Sankt Lukas, Århus, Denmark


    Anker Ravnsø Lind


    Jens Andreas Ravnsø Lind


Parents and Siblings


    Jensine Kirstine Margrethe Hansen




World Events (4)


Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 39

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

Age 61

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

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian, English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Middle English lind. As a Jewish and Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin.2 South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde ‘gentle’, ‘mild’.3 North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places named with Lind ‘lime tree’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James C Lind, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • James A Lind, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Janus Andreas Lind, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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