Anton Nikolaj Jensen

Brief Life History of Anton Nikolaj

When Anton Nikolaj Jensen was born on 13 October 1884, in Østerlars, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Peter Kristian Jensen, was 33 and his mother, Goria Dorthea Jensdatter, was 37. He had at least 3 daughters with Thora Amalie Jensen. He lived in Gudhjem, Øster, Bornholm, Denmark in 1925 and Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark in 1930.

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Anton Nikolaj Jensen
Thora Amalie Jensen
Sofie Andrea
Sofie Jensen
Mary Ada Jensen

Sources (13)

  • Anton Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Birth record for Anthon Nikolaj Jensen
  • Anton Nikolaj Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


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


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

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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