Christen Jacobsen

January 1703–
Tølløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Jacobsen was born in January 1703, in Tølløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Jacob Lauritzsen, was 35 and his mother, Maren Jensen, was 28. He married Anne Nielsdatter on 20 November 1739, in Tølløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jacobsen
Anne Nielsdatter
Marriage: 20 November 1739
Jacob Christensen
Niels Christensen
Dorthe Christensdatter
Oluf Christensen
Jens Christensen
Laurs Christensen

Spouse and Children

20 November 1739
Tølløse, Holbæk, Denmark


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 10

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 26

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 34

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Original christening record for Christen Jacobsen from Tollose, Holbaek, Denmark
  • Jacob Christensen 1740 Christening Record, father Christen Jacobsen of Norre Vallingrod, Tollose, Holbaek, Denmark
  • 1739 original banns and marriage record Christen Jacobsen and Anna Nielsdatter, Tollose, Holbaek, Denmark

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