Hans Jensen

Maleabout 1750–May 1791

Brief Life History of Hans

Hans Jensen was born about 1750, in Hyllede, Kongsted, Tryggevælde, Denmark. He married Maren Andreasdatter on 9 October 1785, in Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in May 1791, in Hyllede, Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jensen
1750–1791
Maren Andreasdatter
1756–1815
Marriage: 9 October 1785
Jens Hansen
1786–
Andreas Hansen
1789–

Sources (3)

  • Hans Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Jensen Vissing in entry for Andreas Jensen Vissing, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Denmark, Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-33541-248-52

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1785Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark
  • Children (2)

    World Events (3)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 12

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 26

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 39

    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.

    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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