Thorvald Jensen

20 November 1890–

The Life of Thorvald

When Thorvald Jensen was born on 20 November 1890, his father, Martin Jensen, was 37 and his mother, Maren Pedersen, was 29. He lived in Homå, Homå, Randers, Denmark in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Martin Jensen
1853–
Maren Pedersen
1861–
Niels Jensen
1882–
Jenny Petrea Jensen
1885–
Peden Jensen
1887–
Rasmus Jensen
1888–
Thorvald Jensen
1890–
Karl Alfred Jensen Koldsen
1892–
Signe Jensen
1895–
Martha Marie Jensen Koldsen
1897–
Ejner Jensen Koldsen
1898–
Tage Alfred Jensen Koldsen
1901–
Frede Jensen Koldsen
1903–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 24

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

Age 27

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

Age 49

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

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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Sources (2)

  • Thorvald Jensen in household of Martin Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Thorvald Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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