Jørgen Hansen

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

The Life 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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Jørgen Hansen
Ane Jørgensen
Marriage: 7 June 1807
Rasmus Jørgensen
Hans Jørgensen
Dorthea Jørgensen

Spouse and Children

7 June 1807
Vester Broby, Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jørgen Hansen in entry for Hans Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jørgen Hansen in entry for Hans Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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