Christen Jensen

from 1644 to 1653–8 June 1704
Søndenbro, Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Jensen was born from 1644 to 1653, in Søndenbro, Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 37 and his mother, Mrs. Jens Jensen, was 33. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Giertrud Nielsen. He was buried in Søndenbro, Magleby, Tranekær, Denmark.

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Christen Jensen
Giertrud Nielsen
Birgette Christensdatter
Kirsten Christensdatter
Mette Christensen
Giertrud Christensen
Frederich Christensen Holmsted

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World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 57
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

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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