Jens Danielsen

1764–
Nittedal, Akershus, Nrwy

The Life of Jens

When Jens Danielsen was born in 1764, his father, Daniel Pedersen, was 42 and his mother, Gjertrud Botolfsdatter, was 34. He married Ragnild Andersdatter on 9 October 1792, in Nittedal, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nittedal Kirke, Nittedal, Akershus, Norway in 1791.

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Family Time Line

Jens Danielsen
1764–
Ragnild Andersdatter
1767–1847
Marriage: 9 October 1792
Daniel Jensen
1792–1792
Mari Jensen
1793–
Gunild Jensen
1795–
Anne Jensen
1797–
Berte Jensen
1798–
Kari Jensen
1800–
Dorthea Jensen
1805–
Peder Jensen
1808–
Anders Jensen
1810–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1792
Nittedal, Akershus, Norway
children

(9)

    Daniel Jensen

    Male1792–1792Male

    Female1793–Female

    Gunild Jensen

    Female1795–Female

    Female1797–Female

    Berte Jensen

    Female1798–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Female1759–1829Female

    Female1760–Female

    Per Danielsen

    Male1763–1763Male

    Male1764–Male

    Ole Danielsen

    Male1764–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 37

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 46

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 61

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Danielsen in entry for Ragnhild Andreasdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"
  • Jens Danielsen in entry for Anders Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Jens Danielsen in entry for Peder Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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