Rasmus Jorgensen

1760–19 April 1831 (Age 71)
Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Jorgensen was born in 1760, in Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Rasmussen, was 47 and his mother, Maren Rasmusdatter, was 22. He married Malene Jørgensdatter on 2 October 1789, in Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 19 April 1831, in Kalvehave, Bårse, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark.

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Rasmus Jorgensen
Maren Larsdatter
Jørgen Rasmussen
Lars Rasmussen

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 2
The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub
Age 16
The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 29
The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (14)

  • Rasmus Jorgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Rasmus Jorgensen in entry for Niels Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Rasmus Jorgensen in entry for Lars Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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