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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Christopher Jensen
Karen Sophie Larsen
Jens Christoffer Jensen
Inger Marie Jensen
Lars Peder Jensen

Spouse and Children



    Jens Christoffer Jensen


    Inger Marie Jensen


    Lars Peder Jensen


Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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