Thorvald Jensen


Brief Life History of Thorvald

Thorvald Jensen was born in 1895, in Denmark as the son of Peter and Maren Nelson. He married Mary Caroline Beck on 3 July 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Thorvald Jensen
Mary Caroline Beck
Marriage: 3 July 1924

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  • Thorvald Jensen, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1924Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)


    Age 19

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 22

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 44

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    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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