Lars Jorgensen

18 November 1830–8 March 1901
Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Jorgensen was born on 18 November 1830, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Jorgensen, was 39 and his mother, Ane Pedersen, was 29. He married Barbara Kirstine Pihl on 22 March 1857, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Klemensker, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark in 1850 and Hasle, Århus, Denmark for about 10 years. He was buried in Hasle, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Lars Jorgensen
Barbara Kirstine Pihl
Marriage: 22 March 1857
Emma Christiane Jorgensen
Janus Peter Jørgensen
Helene Marie Jorgensen
Hans Andreas Jorgensen
Thora Marie Jorgensen
Lauritz Sextus Jorgensen
Jorgen Peter Jorgensen
Christian Otto Jorgensen
Laurenstine Kirstine Jørgensen
Ellentie Jorgensen
Helene Marie Jorgensen

Spouse and Children

22 March 1857
Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 17

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.

Age 19

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 20

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lars Jørgensen in household of Jørgen Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Lave Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Lars Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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