Lorents Clausen

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Lorents Clausen
1737–1777
Johanne Laursdatter
1749–1838
Marriage: 6 November 1774
Anne Lorentzen
1777–1820

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1774
Gjøl, Gjøl, Hjørring, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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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