Jens Christensen Jensen

14 September 1895–5 March 1989 (Age 93)
Tranderup, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christensen

When Jens Christensen Jensen was born on 14 September 1895, in Tranderup, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Lauritsen Jensen, was 39 and his mother, Cathrine Marie Møller, was 39. He married Anna Cathrine Callsen on 16 June 1926, in Tranderup, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark. He died on 5 March 1989, in Rise, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark, at the age of 93.

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Jens Christensen Jensen
Anna Cathrine Callsen
Marriage: 16 June 1926

Spouse and Children

16 June 1926
Tranderup, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark

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World Events (8)


Age 19

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 22

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

Age 44

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

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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  • Jens Christensen Jensen in household of Jens Lauritsen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1906"

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