Jens Skousen Buch

11 November 1857–December 1946 (Age 89)
Højen, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Jens Skousen

When Jens Skousen Buch was born on 11 November 1857, in Højen, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Christian Nielsen Buch, was 24 and his mother, Lene Bertelsen, was 26. He married Hansine Petrine Ingeborg Kjer Beck in 1883. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vejle, Vejle, Denmark in 1925 and Vejle, Denmark in 1930. He died in December 1946, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Jens Skousen Buch
Hansine Petrine Ingeborg Kjer Beck
Marriage: 1883
Christian Nielsen Buch
Ivar Soren Buch
Lene Buch
Jose B Søren Buch

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 2

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 2

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 57

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle High German buoche, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places so named with this word, notably in Bavaria and Württemberg. (The beech tree is the main tree in the forests of central Europe.)2 Danish: from German (see 1) or a nickname from buk ‘he goat’.3 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu (Brahman) and Parsi name of unknown meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Skonsen Buck, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Jens Skousen Büçh, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • J Skousen Buck, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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