Jens Gade Andersen

Brief Life History of Jens Gade

When Jens Gade Andersen was born on 17 November 1884, in Skelund, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Andersen, was 27 and his mother, Karen Maria Jensen, was 23. He married Kirsten Marie Nielsen on 31 May 1912, in Cozad, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Johnstown, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 10 December 1981, at the age of 97, and was buried in Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Gade Andersen
1884–1981
Kirsten Marie Nielsen
1890–1983
Marriage: 31 May 1912
Einar John Andersen
1913–2005
Elmer Woodrow Andersen
1918–2017
Donovan Andersen
1929–2012

Sources (15)

  • Jens Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jens Andersen - Church record: Birth record or certificate: male
  • Jens Andersen, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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