Jens Larsen

28 June 1807–after 1860 (Age 52)
Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Jens

Jens Larsen was born on 28 June 1807, in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark as the son of Lars Madsen. He married Maren Christensdr on 19 June 1829, in Fårevejle, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died after 1860, in Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 54.

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Jens Larsen
Maren Christensdr
Marriage: 19 June 1829
Jens Jensen
Lars Jensen

Spouse and Children

19 June 1829
Fårevejle, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 1

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.

Age 7

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 22

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Larsen in entry for Jens Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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