Jens Larsen

Brief Life History of Jens

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.

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Family Time Line

Jens Larsen
1827–1871
Inger Larsdatter
1828–1910
Marriage: 5 January 1852
Lars Jensen
1853–1932
Inger Jensdatter
1855–1931
Rasmus Jensen
1857–1922
Margrethe Jensdatter
1859–1946
Ane Marie Jensdatter
1865–1886
Niels Peder Jensen
1868–
Hans Jensen
1870–1916

Sources (29)

  • Jens Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Birth of Jens Larsen
  • Marriage of Inger Larsdatter and Jens Larsen

World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

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)

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.

1849

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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