Else Jensen

Female1 December 1748–

Brief Life History of Else

When Else Jensen was christened on 1 December 1748, in Komdrup, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Jens Pedersen "Kraemmer", was 32 and her mother, Anne Jensen, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Jens Pedersen "Kraemmer"
1716–1777
Anne Jensen
1716–1769
Jens Jensen
1745–1746
Peder Jensen
1747–
Else Jensen
1748–
Jens Jensen
1751–
Anne Jensen
1753–1753
Ingeborg Jensen
1756–

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    World Events (3)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    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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