Ole Jensen

Brief Life History of Ole

When Ole Jensen was born in 1678, in Seljord, Telemark, Norway, his father, Jens Jespersen Eie, was 27 and his mother, Anna Eriksdatter Gjuve, was 23. He died after 12 March 1722.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jespersen Eie
1651–1722
Anna Eriksdatter Gjuve
1656–1685
Jesper Jensen Strand
1675–1733
Ole Jensen
1678–1722
Aslaug Jensdatter Strond
1680–1682
Anders Jensen
1682–1682
Ase Jensdatter Strond
1683–1683
Aslaug Jensdatter Strond
1683–1683
Jens Jensen Strond
1685–1685

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    World Events (2)

    1685 · Norway Church

    The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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