Jens Christian Nielsen

1833–
Hune, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Nielsen was born on 30 March 1833, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Lauersen, was 37 and his mother, Maren Jensdatter Port, was 39. He married Mette Marie Christensen on 26 December 1860, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hune, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark for about 72 years.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Nielsen
1833–
Mette Marie Christensen
1830–1873
Marriage: 26 December 1860
Elsie Marie Jensen
1861–
Anders Christian Jensen
1862–
Christen Jensen
1864–1869
Ane Marie Jensen
1866–1869
Niels Christian Jensen
1868–1869
Ane Marie Jensen
1869–1870
Ane Marie Jensen
1870–
Mette Marie Jensen
1873–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1860
Hune, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(8)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Male1795–Male

  • Maren Jensdatter Port

    Female1793–1875Female

siblings

(7)

  • Ane Marie Petersdatter

    Female1817–Female

  • Niels Petersen

    Male1822–Male

  • Peter Nielsen

    Male1827–Male

  • Ane Johanne Nielsdatter

    Female1828–Female

  • Laurs Christian Nielsen

    Male1830–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 14

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.
1849

Age 16

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 35

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Niels Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Niels Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Niels Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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