Hans Jørgensen


Brief Life History 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
Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed
Marriage: about 1726
Karen Hansdatter
Peder Hansen Koefoed
Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed
Jørgen Hansen Kofoed
Beata Kirstine Hansen Koefoed
Anders Hansen Koefoed
Martha Margrethe Kofoed Hansen
Hans Hansen Koefoed
Hans Hansen Kofoed
Karen Hansdatter

Sources (5)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1726Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +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.


    Age 38

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Pet form of Johannes .

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

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