Jens Larsen

Male22 February 1827–16 June 1871

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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Jens Larsen
Inger Larsdatter
Marriage: 5 January 1852
Lars Jensen
Inger Jensdatter
Rasmus Jensen
Margrethe Jensdatter
Ane Marie Jensdatter
Niels Peder Jensen
Hans Jensen

Sources (25)

  • Jens Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Jens Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Birth of Jens Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1852Greve, Tune, Roskilde, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 2

    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 20

    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.


    Age 22

    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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