Bodil Jensen

about 1695–March 1754 (Age 59)
Roholte, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Bodil

When Bodil Jensen was born about 1695, in Roholte, Præstø, Denmark, her father, Jens Ebbesen, was 45 and her mother, Anne Jacobsdatter, was 36. She married Hans Boesen about 1728, in Roholte, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in March 1754, in Orup, Roholte, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 59, and was buried in Roholte, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark.

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Hans Boesen
Bodil Jensen
Marriage: about 1728
Jens Hansen
Boe Hansen

Spouse and Children

about 1728
Roholte, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 6

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 18

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 34

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Bodil Jensdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Denmark, Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-33508-262-30
  • Marriage record for Powel Ibsen and Bodil Jensen 1741

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