Peder Jorgensen

1716–27 May 1752 (Age 36)
Sigerslevøster, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Jorgensen was born in 1716, in Sigerslevøster, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Jorgen, was 32 and his mother, Mrs. Jorgen, was 28. He married Inger Pedersdatter on 9 September 1735, in Tikøb, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 May 1752, in his hometown, at the age of 36.

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Peder Jorgensen
Inger Pedersdatter
Marriage: 9 September 1735
Peder Pedersen
Peder Pedersen
Jorgen Pedersen
Christen Pedersen
Anne Pedersdatter
Johanne Andersdatter

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World Events (5)

Age 13
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
Age 14
The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
Age 21
Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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 (4)

  • Peter Jurgensen in entry for Peter Hanssen and Christina Peters, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Jorgensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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