Fredrik Vilhelm Karl Jensen

27 November 1906–26 September 1980 (Age 73)
Eggum, Vestvågøya, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Fredrik Vilhelm Karl

When Fredrik Vilhelm Karl Jensen was born on 27 November 1906, in Eggum, Vestvågøya, Nordland, Norway, his father, Selmer Jensen, was 23 and his mother, Thora Joakimsdatter, was 24. He died on 26 September 1980, in Nordland, Norway, at the age of 73.

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Selmer Jensen
Thora Joakimsdatter
Fredrik Vilhelm Karl Jensen
Aagot Henningea Jensen

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    Thora Joakimsdatter




World Events (3)

1912 · Sonja Henie

Age 6

Birth year of Sonja Henie. She was an Olympic figure skater and a movie star. She won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies' figure skater.
1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

Age 7

Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 34

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

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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