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
Ingeborg Marie Hansen
Marriage: 1905
Gudrun Kristine Jessen
Helge Zoffmann Jessen
Vibeke Margrethe Zoffmann Jesśen

Spouse and Children

Odense, Odense, Denmark


    Gudrun Kristine Jessen


    Helge Zoffmann Jessen


    Vibeke Margrethe Zoffmann Jesśen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (4)


Age 39

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 42

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

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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