Jens Larsen

Male1767–

Brief Life History of Jens

Jens Larsen was born in 1767, in Karise, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark. He married Christine Madsdatter in 1794, in Karise, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Jens Larsen
1767–
Christine Madsdatter
1769–
Marriage: 1794
Lars Jensen
1792–1806
Karen Jensdatter
1796–
Mette Jensdatter
1800–
Anne Jensdatter
1803–

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1794Karise, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 9

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 22

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 38

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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