Thomas Jensen

Male28 February 1787–20 February 1864

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Jensen was born on 28 February 1787, in Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 39 and his mother, Maren Thomsdatter, was 26. He married Ingeborg Cathrine Winkel on 8 November 1816, in Volstrup, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 6 years. He died on 20 February 1864, in Bredholtskov, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jensen
Ingeborg Cathrine Winkel
Marriage: 8 November 1816
Jens Thomasen
Jens Christian Thomsen
Jens Winkel Thomasen
Carl Magnus Thomsen
Ole Christian Thomasen
Johanne Cathrine Thomsdatter

Sources (23)

  • Thomads Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • 1787 BIRTH - Thomas Jensen, Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjorring, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • 1816 MARRIAGE - Thomas Jensen to Ingeborg Cathrine Wenchel, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1816Volstrup, Børglum, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 2

    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 5

    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.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 21

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    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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