Jens Jensen

1890–
Skanderborg, Skanderup, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jensen was born in 1890, in Skanderborg, Skanderup, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 33 and his mother, Mette ( Meta) Marie Sofie Schou, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen
1857–1941
Mette ( Meta) Marie Sofie Schou
1859–1898
Emil Karl Jensen
1880–1971
Theodora Cathrine Jensen
1881–1882
Dora Jensen
1882–1882
Dora Jensen
1884–1891
Jens Jensen
1886–
Jens Jensen
1890–
Dora Marie Jensen
1891–1981
Jens Jensen
1892–
Ralph Otto Jensen
1895–1969

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 24

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 27

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 49

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

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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