Jens Jørgensen

Male14 April 1811–

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Jørgensen was born on 14 April 1811, in Flinterup, Store Fuglede, Kalundborg, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Mikkelsen, was 48 and his mother, Ane Christensen, was 36.

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Jørgen Mikkelsen
Ane Christensen
Niels Jørgensen
Anne Cathrine Jørgensdatter
Christen Jørgensen
Søren Jørgensen
Bodil Jørgensdatter
Jens Jørgensen
Søren Jørgensen

Sources (3)

  • Denmark, Church Records, 1484-1941; Jens Jørgensen, Birth 1811
  • Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Denmark Parish Birth Record, Jens Jørgensen, 1811

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (6)


Age 3

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 7

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 36

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aagot, Niels. German Hans, Hilde, Kurt, Uwe.

In some cases also an Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Jørgensen (see Jorgensen ).

North German (Jürgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jürgen, Low German form of George . It is also found in Denmark. Compare Juergensen .

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

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