Anders Jensen

1789–
Blovstrød, Blovstrød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Jensen was born on 18 December 1789, in Blovstrød, Blovstrød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Andersen, was 32 and his mother, Kirsten Simonsdatter, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andersen
1757–1840
Kirsten Simonsdatter
1768–1843
Anders Jensen
1789–
Hans Jensen
1791–
Peder Jensen
1793–1851
Jens Jensen
1795–1796
Jens Jensen
1797–1822
Rasmus Jensen
1799–
Karen Jensdatter
1802–1871
Anne Cathrine Jensdatter
1802–
Stine Jensdatter
1805–
Anne Kirstine Jensdatter
1805–
Niels Jensen
1811–1860
Anne Marie Jensdatter
1815–
Johanne Jensdatter
1819–

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1757–1840Male

  • Kirsten Simonsdatter

    Female1768–1843Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 3

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 5

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 40

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Andersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • 1801 Danish census for Jens Andersen and Kirsten Simonsdatter's family
  • Birth and chridtening of Anders Jensen

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