Jens Andersen

1695–1705
Gettrup, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Andersen was born on 14 April 1695, in Gettrup, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Olafsen, was 31 and his mother, Cathrine Jensdaatter, was 28. He died before 1705, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

Anders Olafsen
1664–1717
Cathrine Jensdaatter
1667–1719
Jens Andersen
1695–1705
Christen Andersen Kåberøe
1705–1804
Anne Andersen
1696–
Else Andersen
1698–1756
Anna Andersen
1701–1705
Jens Andersen
1705–1772
Ole Andersen
1705–1778
Maren Andersen
1711–
Andersen
1714–1714

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World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 6

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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