Lorents Clausen

1737–1777 (Age 40)
Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lorents

When Lorents Clausen was born in 1737, in Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Claus Lorentsen, was 36 and his mother, Karen Knudsdatter, was 22. He married Johanne Laursdatter on 6 November 1774, in Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 20 May 1777, in Gjøl, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 40, and was buried in Gjøl, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Lorents Clausen
Johanne Laursdatter
Marriage: 6 November 1774
Anne Lorentzen

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World Events (4)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
Age 0
Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Age 5
The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 25
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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lorents Clausen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Lorentz Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lorentz Clausen in entry for Anne Lorentzen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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