Lars Jørgensen

1780–26 September 1867 (Age 87)
Bakkendrup, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Jørgensen was born in 1780, in Bakkendrup, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Jensen, was 58 and his mother, Sidsel Sørensdatter, was 36. He married Karen Halversdatter on 22 January 1812, in Gørlev, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Svallerup, Ars, Holbæk, Denmark for about 20 years. He died on 26 September 1867, in Bakkendrup, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bakkendrup, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Lars Jørgensen
Karen Halversdatter
Marriage: 22 January 1812
Sidse Larsdatter
Bodil Larsdatter

Spouse and Children

22 January 1812
Gørlev, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 9

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 12

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 25

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Lars Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Lars Jorgensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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