Soren Jensen

Brief Life History of Soren

When Soren Jensen was born on 6 June 1833, in Højslev, Hald, Denmark, his father, Jens Mathias Nielsen, was 30 and his mother, Helene Nielsdatter, was 26. He married Johanne Andersen on 20 November 1866. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Højslev, Fjends, Viborg, Denmark in 1845 and Volling, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Soren Jensen
Johanne Andersen
Marriage: 20 November 1866
Ane Sofie Marie Jensen
Anders Hansen Jensen
Jens Jensen
Magdalena Jensen
Ane Sofie Amalie Jensen
Niels Jensen
Peder Christian Jensen
Andrea Pouline Jensen
Mariane Jensen
Else Marie Jensen
Pouli Vilhelm Jensen
Else Marie Jensen

Sources (26)

  • Soren Jensen in household of Jens Severin Nielsen Thyboh, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Parish Birth Record for Soren Jensen
  • Soren Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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1868 · Magasin Du Nord

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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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