Jens Christensen Holst

11 December 1859–

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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Jens Christensen Holst
Marie Caroline Nielsen
Marriage: 9 May 1884

Spouse and Children

9 May 1884
Sommersted, Haderslev, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Jensen Holst


    Anne Ovesdr




    Jens Ovesen Holst


    Soren Jensen Holst


    Karen Marie Kristensen



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.

Age 55

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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