Poul Jensen

2 February 1861–12 July 1863 (Age 2)
Timring, Ulfborg, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Poul

When Poul Jensen was born on 2 February 1861, in Timring, Ulfborg, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Jens Andersen, was 30 and his mother, Karen Johanne Poulsdatter, was 30. He died on 12 July 1863, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Non Cemetery, Non, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andersen
1830–1915
Karen Johanne Poulsdatter
1831–1863
James Andrew Andersen
1854–
Mary Christine Andersen
1857–1861
Christiane Jensen
1856–1892
Ane Cecilie Andersen
1858–1955
Poul Jensen
1861–1863
Miss Andersen
1863–1863

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World Events (2)

1863
Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 2
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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.

Possible Related Names

Jenssen
John

Sources (6)

  • Poul Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Poul Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Poul Jensen Andersen, "Find A Grave Index"

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