Niels Christian Jessen

19 August 1875–14 November 1948 (Age 73)
Egum, Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Jessen was born on 19 August 1875, in Egum, Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Peter Frederick Jessen, was 29 and his mother, Christine Dorthea Moos, was 23. He married Ingeborg Marie Hansen in 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Christians, Fredericia, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark in 1925 and Fredericia, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark in 1930. His occupation is listed as lærer ved søndermark skolen i fredericia. in Søndermark, Øster Starup, Koldinghus, Denmark. He died on 14 November 1948, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Jessen
1875–1948
Ingeborg Marie Hansen
1882–1957
Marriage: 1905
Gudrun Kristine Jessen
1906–1999
Helge Zoffmann Jessen
1909–
Vibeke Margrethe Zoffmann Jesśen
1916–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1905
Odense, Odense, Denmark
children

(3)

    Gudrun Kristine Jessen

    Female1906–1999Female

    Helge Zoffmann Jessen

    Male1909–Male

    Vibeke Margrethe Zoffmann Jesśen

    Female1916–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1914

Age 39

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 42

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 64

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and North German: patronymic from the North German personal name Jess, a variant of Jens .2 German: habitational name from any of various places named Jessen, mostly in eastern Germany.3 German: variant of Jessel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Niels Kristensen Jens in household of Peter Frederik Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Niels Kristian Jessen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Niels Christian Jes?En, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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