Jørgen Hansen

Male1 September 1776–20 June 1835

Brief Life History of Jørgen

When Jørgen Hansen was born on 1 September 1776, in Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 26 and his mother, Karen Nielsen, was 23. He married Ane Jørgensen on 7 June 1807, in Vester Broby, Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son 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

Sources (38)

  • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jørgen Hansen in entry for Dorthea Jørgensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1831Vester Broby, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    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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