Jens Nielsen

1786–
Tranum, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Nielsen was born in 1786, in Tranum, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Niels Jensen, was 76 and his mother, Johanne Joensdatter, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Niels Jensen
1710–1791
Johanne Joensdatter
1749–1815
Anne Nielsen
1775–
Anne Nielsdatter
1775–1780
Jens Nielsen
1780–1785
John Nielsen
1781–1858
Anne Marie Nielsdatter
1783–
Jens Nielsen
1786–
Kirsten Nielsdatter
1789–

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World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 3
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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
Age 6
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.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
Age 32
Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Cornelius
Nelson
Nicholas
Neilsen
Nelsen

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