Jens Christensen

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Christensen was born on 14 July 1870, in Ravnkilde, Års, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Christensen, was 27 and his mother, Ane Brøgger, was 25. He died on 24 May 1945, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christensen
1843–1915
Ane Brøgger
1844–1911
Mette Kirstine Christensen
1864–1865
Christen Christensen
1866–1908
Soren Severin Christensen
1868–1909
Else Marie Christensen
1869–
James Christianson Boedcher
1870–1945
Jens Christensen
1870–1945
Mette Kirstine Christensen
1872–1938
Ane Kirstine Caroline CHRISTENSEN
1874–1874
Karen Christensen
1875–1958
Dodfodt Datter Christensen
1877–1877
Christen Bøgger CHRISTENSEN
1878–1889
Jens Kristensen Bodker
1880–
Anton Christian Christensen Bødker
1880–1946
Andrew Peter Boedcher
1882–1963
Andreas Peter CHRISTENSEN
1882–
Cecilie Sørine Dortea CHRISTENSEN
1884–1945

Sources (5)

  • Jens Christensen in household of Peder Christensen Bøker, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Jens Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (4)

1914

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1917

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

1939

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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