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.

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Rasmus Jorgensen
Kirsten Jensen
Jorgen Jorgensen
Gjertrud Marie Rasmussen
Hjere Jorgensen

Spouse and Children

    Rasmus Jorgensen





    Jorgen Jorgensen


    Gjertrud Marie Rasmussen


    Hjere Jorgensen


Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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"

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