Jørgen Hansen

1 September 1776–20 June 1835 (Age 58)
Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jørgen

When Jørgen Hansen was born on 1 September 1776, in Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 64 and his mother, Karen Nielsdatter, was 23. He married Ane Jørgensen on 7 June 1807, in Vester Broby, Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vester Broby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1834. He died on 20 June 1835, in Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 58, and was buried in Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Hansen
Mette Mortensdatter
Marriage: 5 February 1831
Ane Mortensdatter
Ane Jørgensdatter
Jensen Jorgensen
Maren Jørgensdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1831Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 13
    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.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 16
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
    1794 · Stibo
    Age 18
    The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Jorgen Hansen in entry for Peder Laisen Mikkelsen and Ingeborg Jorgensdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Jørgen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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