Jens Christensen Holst

11 December 1859–
Leerdt

The Life of Jens

Jens Christensen Holst was born on 11 December 1859 as the son of Christen Jensen Holst and Anne Ovesdr. He married Marie Caroline Nielsen on 9 May 1884, in Sommersted, Haderslev, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen Holst
1859–
Marie Caroline Nielsen
1858–
Marriage: 9 May 1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1884
Sommersted, Haderslev, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Jensen Holst

    MaleMale

    Anne Ovesdr

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(4)

    Jens Ovesen Holst

    Male1843–Male

    Soren Jensen Holst

    Male1845–Male

    Karen Marie Kristensen

    Female1849–Female

    Male1859–Male

World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 9

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1914

Age 55

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

Age 58

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

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Christensen Holst, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jens Christensen Holst, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"
  • Jens Christensen Holst, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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