Niels Christian Jensen

Brief Life History of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Jensen was born on 13 June 1878, in Hellevad, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Peter Jensen, was 25 and his mother, Ane Christine Mathias Nielsen, was 20.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peter Jensen
1852–1939
Ane Christine Mathias Nielsen
1857–
Jens Christian Christoffer Jensen
1876–1960
Niels Christian Jensen
1878–
Anne Marie Jensen
1881–1933
Karoline Jensen
1883–
Martinus Jensen
1886–1904
Kristen Jensen
1888–
Laurits Jensen
1890–
Karl Jensen
1894–1894
Karl Jensen
1895–
Kirstine Marie Jensen
1899–

Sources (2)

  • Niels Christian Jensen in household of Niels Peter Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Niels Christian Mathias Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)

1914

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1917

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

1939

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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