Lars Jorgensen

2 January 1825–
Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Jorgensen was born on 2 January 1825, in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Nielsen, was 40 and his mother, Birthe Larsen, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Nielsen
1785–
Birthe Larsen
1797–
Johan Jorgensen
1823–1824
Lars Jorgensen
1825–
Johan Jorgensen
1827–

Parents and Siblings

    Jorgen Nielsen

    Male1785–Male

    Female1797–Female

siblings

(3)

    Johan Jorgensen

    Male1823–1824Male

    Male1825–Male

    Johan Jorgensen

    Male1827–Male

World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 4

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 22

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 34

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Lars Jorgensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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