Johan Jörgensen

Male31 May 1815–27 May 1891

Brief Life History of Johan

When Johan Jörgensen was born on 31 May 1815, in Torup, Kronborg, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Rasmussen, was 36 and his mother, Bodild Larsdatter Wolsing, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Berthe Margrethe Jørgensen. He lived in Strø, Skævinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 27 May 1891, at the age of 75.

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Johan Jörgensen
Berthe Margrethe Jørgensen
Jorgen Johansen
Jens Peder Johansen
Ane Magrethe Johansen
Caroline Marie Johansen

Sources (17)

  • Johan Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Johan Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johan Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (1)

World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 3

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 14

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.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.

Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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