- Born: 25 May 1840, Øvre Strømshaug, Råde, Østfold, Norway
- Christened: 14 Jun 1840, Raade, Østfold, Norway
- Marriage (1): Elen Amalie Viinblad
- Died: 15 Dec 1928, Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway
- Buried: 21 Dec 1928, Vestre Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway
The Digitalarkivet Census for 1865 for Frederkisstad lists Ludvig Jens. as a 26 year old Musketer born in Raade. He was one of many at Cassernebygningen (Gatenavn ... Street name).
In 1910 he was a widower, shoemaker, living alone at Nygaardsgate 18 in Fredrikstad. 1942
Noted events in his life were:
• He worked as a shoemaker [Skomagermester] in 1900 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.
Ludvig married Elen Amalie Viinblad, daughter of Carl Frederik Viinblad and Anne Cathrine Svendsdatter. (Elen Amalie Viinblad was born on 13 Apr 1846 in Hvaløerne, Østfold, Norway, christened on 1 Jun 1846 in Hvaløerne, Østfold, Norway, died on 30 Nov 1901 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway and was buried on 6 Dec 1901 in Vestre Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.)
In the census for 1900 Ludvig Mathæus and Elen Amalie were living at Nygaardsgade in Fredriksstad. Their son, Peder, was away at the time at S/S."Sarp" Sannesund. 1943