Jens Pedersen

28 February 1831–
Skallerup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Pedersen was born on 28 February 1831, in Skallerup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Jensen, was 39 and his mother, Maren Kirstine Jensdr, was 31. He lived in Skallerup, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen
1792–1880
Maren Kirstine Jensdr
1800–
Inger Marie Pedersen
1823–
Mariane Pedersen
1823–
Johanne Marie Pedersen
1824–
Karen Margrethe Pedersdatter
1826–
Dorthe Pedersen
1828–
Jens Pedersen
1831–
Peder Matthias Pedersen
1833–
Kirstine Pedersen
1835–
Marthe Pedersen
1840–
Niels Christian Pedersen
1842–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 16

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1849

Age 18

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 37

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Pedersen in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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