Jens Jensen Hytten

28 September 1783–
Randers, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jensen Hytten was born on 28 September 1783, in Randers, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen, was 30 and his mother, Mette Sorensen, was 26. He married Kirsten Pedersen or Jensdatter. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nølev, Hads, Århus, Denmark in 1840.

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 Jensen Hytten
Kirsten Pedersen or Jensdatter
Mette Catherine Jensen
Jens Jensen
Peder Nielsen Jensen
Anne Jensdatter

Spouse and Children




    Jens Jensen


    Peder Nielsen Jensen


    Anne Jensdatter


Parents and Siblings

    Jens Christensen


    Mette Sorensen




World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 6

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 9

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.

Age 31

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Jens Jensen in entry for Ane Jensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Jensen in entry for Mette Cathrine Jensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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.