Thomas Jensen

21 March 1821–
Understed, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Jensen was born on 21 March 1821, in Understed, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Andersen, was 32 and his mother, Mette Kirstine Andersdatter, was 31. He lived in Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andersen
1788–1869
Mette Kirstine Andersdatter
1789–1855
Anders Christian Jensen
1816–1886
Ane Cathrine Jensdatter
1818–1907
Thomas Jensen
1821–
Dorthea Marie Jensdatter
1823–
Lars Christian Jensen
1825–1907
Johanne Marie Jensdatter
1827–1863
Jens Peter Jensen
1829–1831
Jens Peter Jensen
1832–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 8

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 26

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 38

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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)

  • Thomas Jensenn in household of Jens Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Thomas, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Thomas Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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