Jens Andersen

30 November 1812–4 July 1849 (Age 36)
Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Andersen was born on 30 November 1812, in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Krog Andersen, was 35 and his mother, Mariane Knudsen, was 31. He married Kirsten Christensdatter on 29 November 1836, in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1845 and Søby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1850. He died on 4 July 1849, in Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 36, and was buried in Brønderslev, Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Jens Andersen
Birthe Marie Christiansdatter
Marriage: about 1837
Jens Christen Jensen
Mariane Jensen
Ane Kirstine Jensdatter
Anders Christen Jensen
Jens Christian Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1837Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 2
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 6
    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.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 17
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (78)

    • Jens Andersen in household of Anders Andersen Krog, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Jens Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Jens Andersen in entry for Jens Melgaard Jensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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