Jens Nielsen

Male1 November 1772–

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Nielsen was born on 1 November 1772, in Vejle, Denmark, his father, Niels Jørgensen Uth, was 48 and his mother, Barbara Jensdatter, was 35. He had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Sidsel Andersdatter. He lived in Ullerup, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark in 1834.

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Jens Nielsen
Sidsel Andersdatter
Anders Jensen Uth
Niels Jensen Uth
Mette Jensen
Barbara Jensdatter
Hans Jensen
Knud Jensen
Hans Jorgen Jensen
Ane Marie Jensen
Knud Jensen
Karen Jensdatter
Anne Jensen
Hans Jørgen Jensen Uth

Sources (19)

  • Jens Nielsen Udt, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jens Nielsen in entry for Karen Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Nielsen in entry for Karen Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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Children (12)

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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 4

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 17

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 33

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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