Povl Jensen

Male1789–

Brief Life History of Povl

Povl Jensen was born in 1789, in Agger, Thisted, Denmark. He married Maren Christensdatter on 22 November 1812, in Helligsø, Vestervig, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gettrup, Refs, Thisted, Denmark for about 36 years.

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Family Time Line

Povl Jensen
1789–
Maren Christensdatter
1792–1837
Marriage: 22 November 1812
Else Poulsdatter Jensen
1812–1812
Christen Poulsen
1813–1820
Jens Poulsen Jensen
1815–1820
Else Poulsdatter
1817–1862
Maren Poulsdatter
1821–1839
Jens Christian Poulsen
1823–

Sources (18)

  • Poul Jensen in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Poul Jensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Poul Jensen in entry for Maren Poulsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1812Helligsø, Vestervig, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (6)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 0

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 3

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 40

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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