Hans Jørgensen


Brief Life History of Hans

Hans Jørgensen was born in 1795, in Topshøj, Lynge, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark as the son of Jorgen Olen. He married Ane Jacobsdatter on 2 April 1817, in Slagelse, Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Lynge, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Hans Jørgensen
Ane Jacobsdatter
Marriage: 2 April 1817
Hans Hansen
Jens Hansen
Ole Hansen
Christian Hansen
Niels Hansen
Jørgen Hansen
Jacob Hansen

Sources (30)

  • Hans Jorgensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Jørgensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Jørgensen in entry for Jacob Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1817Slagelse, Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)

    1796 · Odense Teater

    Age 1

    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 10

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 34

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    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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