Christopher Jensen

14 December 1836–
Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Jensen was born on 14 December 1836, in Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen, was 43 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Andreasen, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Karen Sophie Larsen. He lived in Tybjerg, Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark for about 50 years and Haslev, Ringsted, Sorø, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Jensen
1836–
Karen Sophie Larsen
1848–
Jens Christoffer Jensen
1871–
Inger Marie Jensen
1874–
Lars Peder Jensen
1882–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Jens Christoffer Jensen

    Male1871–Male

    Inger Marie Jensen

    Female1874–Female

    Lars Peder Jensen

    Male1882–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 11

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 13

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

Age 32

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: 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)

  • Christoffer Jensen in household of Margrethe Andreasen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Christoffer Jensen in household of Margrethe Andreasen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Christoffer Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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