Jens Christian Nielsen

2 March 1873–7 January 1940 (Age 66)
Kundby, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Nielsen was born on 2 March 1873, in Kundby, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Smed Niels Jensen, was 52 and his mother, Mette Cathrine Rasmussen, was 31. He married Thora Kirstine Thomasen on 23 July 1897, in Skamstrup, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Skamstrup, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark in 1901. He died on 7 January 1940, in Skamstrup, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Skamstrup, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Nielsen
1873–1940
Thora Kirstine Thomasen
1872–1963
Marriage: 23 July 1897
Thorvald Andreas Nielsen
1898–
Mary Kirstine Nielsen
1899–1904
Helga Katrine Nielsen
1901–1994
Grundtvig Kristian Nielsen
1902–1919
Olga Elisabeth Nielsen
1903–1980
Harry Karl Nielsen
1905–1975
Alberta Kirstine Nielsen
1906–1999
Maren Kirstine Nielsen
1910–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 July 1897
Skamstrup, Holbæk, Denmark
children

(8)

    Thorvald Andreas Nielsen

    Male1898–Male

    Mary Kirstine Nielsen

    Female1899–1904Female

    Female1901–1994Female

    Grundtvig Kristian Nielsen

    Male1902–1919Male

    Female1903–1980Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1914

Age 41

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

Age 44

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

Age 66

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Jens Kristian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Jens Kristian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Jens Kristian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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