Matilda Jensen

10 November 1886–15 March 1927 (Age 40)
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Jensen was born on 10 November 1886, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Hans Larsen Danielsen, was 43 and her mother, Kirsten Marie Sørensen, was 32. She married Villiam Christen Jacob Westphall in May 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ålborg, Denmark in 1911 and Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark for about 4 years. She died on 15 March 1927, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Villiam Christen Jacob Westphall
Matilda Jensen
Marriage: May 1906
Ingeborg Marie Elisabeth Westphall
Rigmor Vestphall
Kamma Nathalie Westphall
Ejner William Westphall

Spouse and Children

May 1906


    Ingeborg Marie Elisabeth Westphall


    Rigmor Vestphall


    Kamma Nathalie Westphall


    Ejner William Westphall


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (2)


Age 28

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 31

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mathilde Westphall in household of William Jakob Christen Westphall, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Mathilde Westphall in household of William Jacob Chresten Westphall, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Mathilde Westphall in household of Villiam Christen Jakob Westphall, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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