Kirsten Jensen

Femaleabout 1713–

Brief Life History of Kirsten

When Kirsten Jensen was born about 1713, in Skelby, Vordingborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Jorgensen, was 25 and her mother, Marie Jensdatter, was 22.

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Jens Hansen
1684–1754
Kirsten Jensen
1713–

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    World Events (3)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 0

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

    1729

    Age 16

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 17

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    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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