Dorthe Jorgensdatter

22 April 1798–
Sørbymagle, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Dorthe

When Dorthe Jorgensdatter was born on 22 April 1798, in Sørbymagle, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Jorgen Chrestensen, was 31 and her mother, Ane Jacobsdatter, was 27. She married Hans Christensen on 28 November 1823, in Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Fyrendal, Øster Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christensen
Dorthe Jorgensdatter
Marriage: 28 November 1823
Maren Kirstine Hansdatter
Ane Hansdatt
Christen Hansen
Karen Marie Hansdatt

Spouse and Children

28 November 1823
Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark



    Ane Hansdatt


    Christen Hansen


    Karen Marie Hansdatt


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 7

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 10

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 31

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthea Jorgensdatt in household of Hans Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Dorthe Jørgensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Dorthe Jørgensdatter in entry for Maren Kirstine Hansdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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