Jens Larsen Gundersen

18 April 1885–
Thorup, Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Larsen

When Jens Larsen Gundersen was born on 18 April 1885, in Thorup, Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christian Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Maren Kirstine Larsen, was 38. He married Mathilde Andrea Erika Madsen on 10 October 1911, in Aggersborg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark for about 21 years and Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark in 1925. He was buried in Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Larsen Gundersen
1885–
Mathilde Andrea Erika Madsen
1891–
Marriage: 10 October 1911
Maren Gundersen
1912–
Jens Madsen Gundersen
1913–
Anna Kathrine Gundersen
1915–
Kristiane Gundersen
1916–
Martine Jensen Gundersen
1918–
Sigrid M Gouane Gündersen
1921–
Holger M Gouane Gündersen
1927–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1911
Aggersborg, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(7)

    Maren Gundersen

    Female1912–Female

    Jens Madsen Gundersen

    Male1913–Male

    Anna Kathrine Gundersen

    Female1915–Female

    Kristiane Gundersen

    Female1916–Female

    Martine Jensen Gundersen

    Male1918–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1914

Age 29

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 32

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 54

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from an Old Norse personal name, Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Larsen Gundersen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Jens Lussen Gundersen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Jens L Gouane Gündersen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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