Jorgen Andersen

about 1750–after 1790 (Age 40)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jorgen

When Jorgen Andersen was born about 1750, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Jorgensen, was 31 and his mother, Sidsel Henrichsdatter, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Kirsten Neilsen. He died after 1790, in his hometown, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Andersen
1750–1790
Kirsten Neilsen
1789–
Peder Jorgensen
1788–1813

Spouse and Children

    Male1750–1790Male

    Kirsten Neilsen

    Female1789–Female

children

(1)

    Peder Jorgensen

    Male1788–1813Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 12

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 26

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 39

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 and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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