Ellen Jørgensdatter

21 December 1825–26 April 1898 (Age 72)
Niløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Jørgensdatter was born on 21 December 1825, in Niløse, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Jørgen Jensen, was 26 and her mother, Maren Christophersdatter, was 25. She married Niels Jensen on 31 October 1849, in Niløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Niløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark for about 50 years. She died on 26 April 1898, at the age of 72, and was buried in Niløse, Niløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Jensen
Ellen Jørgensdatter
Marriage: 31 October 1849
Jens Nielsen
Hans Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Ane Nielsen

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World Events (4)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 4
Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 22
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 24
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

Originally a variant of Helen , although now no longer associated with that name. Initial H- tended to be added and dropped rather capriciously, leading to many doublets ( compare for example Esther and Hester ). It is also sometimes used as a short form of Eleanor , to which, however, it is unrelated.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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Sources (32)

  • Ellen Jørgensdatter in household of Jørgen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Ellen Jorgensdatter in household of Jorgen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Ellen Jørgensdatter in household of Niels Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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