Christian Jensen

16 May 1845–
Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christian

When Christian Jensen was born on 16 May 1845, in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Peter Larsen, was 32 and his mother, Else Marie Larsdatter, was 27. He had at least 2 daughters with Johanne Marie Jensdatter.

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Christian Jensen
Johanne Marie Jensdatter
Else Marie Jensen
Caroline Frederikke Jensen

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    Else Marie Jensen


    Caroline Frederikke Jensen


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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 2

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.

Age 4

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Age 69

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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)

  • Christian Jensen in household of Jens Peter Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christian Jensen in household of Jens Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in entry for Karoline Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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