Jorgen Jorgensen

about 1779–14 June 1831 (Age 52)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary 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 14 June 1831, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Jorgensen
about 1779–1831
Anne Christensdatter
1778–1832
Marriage: about 1802
Jorgen Jorgensen
1805–
Christen Jorgensen
1807–
Dorte Marie Jorgensen
1811–
Christen Jorgensen
1812–
Maren Jorgensen
1813–
Jens Christian Jorgensen
1816–1866
Peder Jorgensen
1818–
Engeborg Jorgensen
1821–
Anne Jorgensen
1823–1824

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Children

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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

(1997: 8606;2007: 15489; 2010: 20731)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.

Possible Related Names

Jergenson
George
Jergensen
Jorgenson
Jurgensen

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"

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