Jorgen Jorgensen

Maleabout 1779–14 June 1831

Brief Life History of Jorgen

Jorgen Jorgensen was born about 1779, in Hjørring, Denmark. He married Anne Christensdatter about 1802, in Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 June 1831, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 53.

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Jorgen Jorgensen
about 1779–1831
Anne Christensdatter
Marriage: about 1802
Jorgen Jorgensen
Christen Jorgensen
Dorte Marie Jorgensen
Christen Jorgensen
Jens Christian Jorgensen
Peder Jorgensen
Engeborg Jorgensen
Anne Jorgensen

Sources (23)

  • Jórgen Jórgensen in entry for Jens Christian Jórgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jórgen Jórgensen in entry for Peder Jórgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jorgen Jorgensen in entry for Peder Jorgensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1802Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 10

    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 13

    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 15

    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, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.

    Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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