Ellen Morgansen

about 1760–
Tårnborg, Korsør, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ellen

Ellen Morgansen was born about 1760, in Tårnborg, Korsør, Denmark.

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World Events (3)

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

(1997: 122;2007: 194; 2010: 165)Altered form of Danish and Norwegian Mogensen . This surname is documented in Denmark, too, but has died out there.

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

Possible Related Names

Mogensen

Sources (5)

  • Ellen Mogensdr in entry for Anne Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Nielsen (1751), "Denmark, Select Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Nielsen (abt 1758) & Ellen Mogensen, "Family Group Record"

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