Anders Jensen

31 October 1734–20 September 1807 (Age 72)
Hugdrup, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Jensen was born on 31 October 1734, in Hugdrup, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Oluf Christophersen, was 38 and his mother, Sophie Nielsdatter, was 25. He married Else Sorensdatter on 22 November 1761, in Hugdrup, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 20 September 1807, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Anders Jensen
Else Sorensdatter
Marriage: 22 November 1761
Sophie Jensen Sorensen
Jens Andersen
Johanne Andersdatter
Soren Andersen
Ole Jensen
Otte Jensen
Ove Andersen
Olluf Jensen
Karen Jensdatter
Maren Andersdatter
Helvig Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

22 November 1761
Hugdrup, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 3

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 8

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 28

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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 (3)

  • Anders Jensen in entry for Inger Marie Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Jensen in entry for Inger Marie Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Andreas Jensen in entry for Jens Andreasen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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