Kirsten Jensen

6 June 1819–
Slemminge, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Kirsten

When Kirsten Jensen was born on 6 June 1819, in Slemminge, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Jens Pedersen Romme, was 44 and her mother, Maren Larsdatter, was 35. She married Rasmus Jorgensen on 3 January 1861, in Kasted, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Slemminge, Musse, Maribo, Denmark in 1834.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rasmus Jorgensen
Kirsten Jensen
1819–
Jorgen Jorgensen
1861–
Gjertrud Marie Rasmussen
1865–
Hjere Jorgensen
1865–

Spouse and Children

    Rasmus Jorgensen

    MaleMale

    Female1819–Female

children

(3)

    Jorgen Jorgensen

    Male1861–Male

    Gjertrud Marie Rasmussen

    Female1865–Female

    Hjere Jorgensen

    Male1865–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kirsten Jensdatter in household of Maren Larsdatter, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Kristen Hjeresen in entry for Hjere Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Kirsten Hjeresen in entry for Gjertrud Marie Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.