When Jens Larsen was born on 22 February 1827, in Reerslev, Tune, København, Denmark, his father, Lars Nielsen, was 40 and his mother, Inger Haagensdatter, was 36. He married Inger Larsdatter on 5 January 1852, in Greve, Tune, Roskilde, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fløng, Høje-Tåstrup, København, Denmark in 1860 and Fløng, Roskilde, Denmark in 1870. He died on 16 June 1871, in Fløng, Sømme, Roskilde, Denmark, at the age of 44.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.
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