Jens Poulsen

1674–20 May 1753 (Age 79)
Debel, Fur, Harre, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Poulsen was born in 1674, in Debel, Fur, Harre, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Poulsen Mr, was 26 and his mother, Poulsen Mrs, was 20. He married Johanne Iversdatter. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 May 1753, in Debel, Fur, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fur, Harre, Viborg, Denmark.

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Jens Poulsen
Johanne Iversdatter
Anders Jensen
Niels Jensen
Kirsten Jensdatter
Ifverd Jensen
Maren Jensdatter
Karen Jensdatter
Peder Jensen

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World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 27

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.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 39

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 55

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

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