Jens Mortensen

21 December 1892–October 1987 (Age 94)
Søndbjerg, Thyholm, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Jens

Jens Mortensen was born on 21 December 1892, in Søndbjerg, Thyholm, Ringkøbing, Denmark. He died in October 1987, in Århus, Denmark, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Jens Mortensen
1892–1987
Elisabeth Katharina Margrethe Hansen
1898–1975

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 22

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 25

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 47

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

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