Jens Jensen

14 July 1715–
Wester Hassing, Aalborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jensen was born on 14 July 1715, his father, Jens Christensen, was 34 and his mother, Karen Jensdatter, was 30.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jens Christensen
1681–
Karen Jensdatter
1685–
Christen Jensen
1707–
Mette Jensdatter
1708–
Johanne Jensdatter
1710–
Johanne Jensdatter
1710–
Johanne Jensdatter
1711–
Karen Jensdatter
1713–
Madtz Jensen
1713–
Maren Jensdatter
1713–
Jens Jensen
1715–
Karen Jensdatter
1717–
Karen Jensdatter
1719–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1729

Age 14

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 15

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 47

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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 (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Jens.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.