Jens Christian Christensen

17 May 1795–1882 (Age 86)
Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Christensen was born on 17 May 1795, in Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 25 and his mother, Else Sorensdr, was 25. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Ane Marie Jensdatter. He lived in Bindslev, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 6 years. He died in 1882, in Bindslev, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bindslev, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Christensen
1795–1882
Ane Marie Jensdatter
1792–
Ane Jensdatter
1817–1890
Kristen Jensen
1821–
Soren Christian Jensen
1827–
Christian Jensen
1830–
Lassen Jensen
1832–1834
Lassen Jensen
1834–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Christensen

    Male1770–Male

    Else Sorensdr

    Female1770–Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 1

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 10

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 23

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Christensen Lak, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Jens Kristian Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jens Christian Christensen in entry for Lassen Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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