Jens Michael Jensen

1813–
Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Jens Michael

When Jens Michael Jensen was born on 13 April 1813, his father, Jens Michael Sorensen, was 22 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Jens Michael Sorensen
1790–1821
Kirsten Andersdatter
1783–1821
Peder Jensen
1811–
Jens Michael Jensen
1813–
Anders Michael
1815–
Hans Kofoed Jensen
1817–
Karen Kirstine Jensdatter
1819–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1814

Age 1

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 5

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 34

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Jens Michael Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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