Jorgen Jorgensen

about 1779–15 June 1831 (Age 52)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life 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 4 daughters. He died on 15 June 1831, at the age of 52.

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Jorgen Jorgensen
Anne Christensdatter
Marriage: about 1802
Jorgen Jorgensen
Christen Jorgensen
Dorte Marie Jorgensen
Christen Jorgensen
Maren Jorgensen
Jens Christian Jorgensen
Peder Jorgensen
Engeborg Jorgensen
Anne Jorgensen

Spouse and Children

about 1802
Hjørring, Denmark


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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

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (3)

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

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