Thomas Jensen

Brief Life History of Thomas

Thomas Jensen was born about 1845, in Hjørring, Denmark. He had at least 1 son with Johanne Kirstine Karlsen.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jensen
1845–
Johanne Kirstine Karlsen
1850–
Thomas Kristian Jensen
1874–

Sources (2)

  • Karl Thomas Jensen in entry for Thomads Kr Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Thomas Jensen in entry for Thomas Kristian Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (3)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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.

1849

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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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