Jørgen Larsen

1714–29 March 1787 (Age 73)
Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jørgen

When Jørgen Larsen was born in 1714, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Lars Hansen, was 40 and his mother, Kirsten Jorgensdatter, was 32. He married Karen Pedersdatter about 1745, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 March 1787, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Larsen
1714–1787
Karen Pedersdatter
1718–1800
Marriage: about 1745
Peder Jorgensen
1746–1793
Kirstine Jørgensdatter
1748–1837
Jørgen Skytt Jørgensen
1750–1819
Hans Jørgensen
1754–1787
Karen Jørgensdatter
1754–1836
Anders Jørgensen
1756–1800
Poul Jørgensen
1758–1820
Else Jørgensdatter
1760–1785

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1745Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1729
    Age 15
    Greenland becomes Danish province.
    1730 · Danish Asia Company
    Age 16
    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 23
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Larison
    Lawrence
    Larrison

    Sources (5)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Jorgen Larsen Dam - Church record: Birth record or certificate
    • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Jørgen Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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