Jens Christensen Bruun

1869–1954 (Age 85)
Brande, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christensen

When Jens Christensen Bruun was born on 23 June 1869, in Brande, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Neils Jensen Brown Or Bruun, was 30 and his mother, Ane ( Anne) Jensen, was 21. He lived in Vinding, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark in 1890 and Halleck, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1920. He died on 19 December 1954, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Neils Jensen Brown Or Bruun
1839–1920
Ane ( Anne) Jensen
1848–1932
Jens Christensen Bruun
1869–1954
Else Marie Jensine Bruun
1870–1953
Mette Kristine Bruun ( Brown)
1872–1938
Karoline Bruun Or Brown
1874–1952
Jensine Birgitte Brunn
1875–1877
Helene Bruun ( Brown)
1877–1956
Jensine Birgitte Bruun
1877–1961
Ludvika Bruun ( Brown)
1881–1966
Andrea Bruhn
1883–1959
Kristian Nielsen Brunn (Brown)
1885–1955
Anna Mette Bruun
1887–1934
Christence Petra Dusine Bruun ( Brown)
1889–
Amanda Elvina Brown
1892–1963

Parents & Siblings

  • Neils Jensen Brown Or Bruun

    Male1839–1920Male

  • Ane ( Anne) Jensen

    Female1848–1932Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 15

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish: variant of Brun 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John C Brown in household of Christine Glaser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jens Christensen Brüün in household of Niels Jensen Brüün, "Denmark Census, 1890" (1890)
  • Jens Christensen Brun in household of Niels Jensen Brun, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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