Jens Vilhelm Larsen

11 December 1887–
Saltum, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Vilhelm

When Jens Vilhelm Larsen was born on 11 December 1887, in Saltum, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Christian Larsen, was 44 and his mother, Maren Jensen, was 40.

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Jens Christian Larsen
Maren Jensen
Ane Larsen
Anne Marie Larson
Laura Christine Larsen
Jens Vilhelm Larsen

Parents and Siblings

    Jens Christian Larsen


    Maren Jensen




World Events (8)


Age 27

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 30

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

Age 52

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Vilhelm Larsen in household of Jens Christian Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Jens Vilhelm Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • KB Saltum sogn 1882-1891

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