Jens Adolf Madsen

3 August 1868–20 September 1953 (Age 85)
Strølille, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens Adolf

When Jens Adolf Madsen was born on 3 August 1868, in Strølille, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Mads Olsen, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Jensen, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Dorthea Sophie Petersen. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 24 years. He died on 20 September 1953, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, at the age of 85.

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Jens Adolf Madsen
Dorthea Sophie Petersen
Ellen Sophia Madsen

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Parents and Siblings

    Mads Olsen


    Ellen Jensen




World Events (4)


Age 46

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 49

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

Age 71

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Adolf Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Jens Adolf Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Jens Adolf Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"

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