Gedske Cathrine Norager

Brief Life History of Gedske Cathrine

Gedske Cathrine Norager was born on 22 December 1769, in Denver, Anderson, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Mads Nørager and Sophie Hedvig Andersdatter Thorning. She married Andreas Pedersen Jungersen about 1791, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bregninge, Skippinge, Holbæk, Denmark for about 10 years. She died on 17 December 1861, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Pedersen Jungersen
1752–1820
Gedske Cathrine Norager
1769–1861
Marriage: about 1791
Niels Jacob Rosenkilde Jungersen
1791–
Christian Laurentz Jungersen
1793–

Sources (4)

  • Gedske Kathrine Jungersen in household of Jorgen Holger Andreas Jungersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Danish Priests Index
  • Godike Carine Jungersen in household of Jørgen Jungersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Genzke, a derivative of Gans or Ganz .

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

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