Jens Michelsen Jensen

Brief Life History of Jens Michelsen

Jens Michelsen Jensen was born on 14 January 1860, in Horne, Åstrup, Denmark. He married Karen Marie Christensen on 1 April 1891, in Horne, Åstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Skagen, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1916 and Skagen, Åstrup, Denmark for about 9 years.

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Jens Michelsen Jensen
Karen Marie Christensen
Marriage: 1 April 1891
Christen Jensen

Sources (13)

  • Jens M Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Jens Michelsen Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Mikkelsen in household of Simon Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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