Hans Jørgensen

1691–1758 (Age 67)
Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Jørgensen was born in 1691, in Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Jørgen ødbergsen, was 27 and his mother, Bendte Andersdatter, was 23. He married Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed about 1726, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1758, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jørgensen
1691–1758
Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed
1704–1758
Marriage: about 1726
Karen Hansdatter
1727–1738
Peder Hansen Koefoed
1728–1758
Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed
1729–1787
Jørgen Hansen Kofoed
1730–
Beata Kirstine Hansen Koefoed
1733–1805
Anders Hansen Koefoed
1743–
Martha Margrethe Kofoed Hansen
1749–
Hans Hansen Koefoed
1728–
Hans Hansen Kofoed
1740–
Karen Hansdatter
1745–1796

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1726
Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jørgen ødbergsen

    Male1664–1704Male

    Bendte Andersdatter

    Female1668–Female

siblings

(7)

    Anne Jørgensdatter

    Female1687–1688Female

    Ødberg Jørgensen

    Male1688–1712Male

    Male1691–1758Male

    Anne Jørgensdatter

    Female1694–Female

    Jørgensdatter

    Female1697–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 10

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 22

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 38

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Jorgensen Bornholm Pedigree
  • Hans Jorgensen in entry for Jorgen Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Jorgensen in entry for Berte Kirstine Hansdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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