Jorgen Jørgensen Jr.

Male23 April 1753–2 March 1785

Brief Life History of Jorgen

When Jorgen Jørgensen Jr. was christened on 23 April 1753, in Malling, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Jørgensen, was 38 and his mother, Kirsten Poulsdatter, was 26. He married Karen Jacobsdatter on 20 December 1744, in Beder, Havreballegård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died in Vormstrup, Malling, Havreballegård, Denmark, and was buried in Malling, Havreballegård, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Jørgensen Jr.
1753–1785
Maren Jacobsdatter
1750–1806
Marriage: 20 December 1774
Karen Jorgensen
1775–1775
Jacob Jorgensen
1777–
Karen Jorgensdatter
1778–1779
Kirsten Jorgensdatter
1780–1806

Sources (4)

  • Birth Record of Jorgen Jorgensen, 1753, Malling, Aarhus
  • Jorgen Jorgensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jorgen Jorgensen in entry for Karen Jorgensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1774
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (2)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Jørgensen and North German Jörgensen (see Jorgensen ), and possibly also of German Jürgensen (see Jurgensen ). Compare Jergenson .

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

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