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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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Larsen
1843–1925
Maren Jensen
1847–
Ane Larsen
1878–
Anne Marie Larson
1881–1968
Laura Christine Larsen
1884–1956
Jens Vilhelm Larsen
1887–

Parents and Siblings

    Jens Christian Larsen

    Male1843–1925Male

    Maren Jensen

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1914

Age 27

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

Age 30

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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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