Niels Peder Jensen

8 January 1862–December 1951 (Age 89)
Emmelev, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Niels Peder

Niels Peder Jensen was born on 8 January 1862, in Emmelev, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark as the son of Jens Nielsen and Frederikke Petersen. He married Karen Marie Hansen on 15 January 1891, in Norup, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark for about 24 years and Norup, Odense, Denmark in 1930. He died in December 1951, in Egensemark, Norup, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 89, and was buried in Norup, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peder Jensen
Karen Marie Hansen
Marriage: 15 January 1891
Helga Marie Jensen
Jens Frederik Vilhelm Jensen
Knud Ernst Jensen
Kathrine Frederikke Jensen
Karen Elisabeth Jensen
Karl Holger Jensen
Petra Sofie Jensen
Svend Oktavius Jensen
Nona Elise Kirstine Jensen

Spouse and Children

15 January 1891
Norup, Odense, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings

    Jens Nielsen


    Frederikke Petersen




World Events (5)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 6

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 52

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 55

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

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)

  • Niels Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Niels Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Niels Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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