Thomas Jørgen Svendsen

17 November 1864–25 May 1923 (Age 58)
Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Thomas Jørgen

When Thomas Jørgen Svendsen was born on 17 November 1864, in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Svend Sorensen, was 52 and his mother, Else Kjerstine Thompsen, was 25. He married Ane Kirstine Johansen in 1887, in Flade, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1911 and Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1921. He died on 25 May 1923, in Mylund, Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jørgen Svendsen
1864–1923
Marie Gudale Nielsen
1870–
Marriage: 14 November 1890
Ludvig Christian Svendsen
1890–1969
Edmund Martinus Svendsen
1891–1972
Elmine Kristine Svendsen
1893–1984
Lars Christian Svendsen
1894–1920
Laura Svendsen
1897–
Johannes Svendsen
1898–1959
Ole Svendsen
1900–1985
Gerda Signe Svendsen
1901–1940
Lucie Svendsen
1902–1984
Carl Georg Svendsen
1904–1978
Anine Elvine Svendsen
1906–1980
Emma Valborg Svendsen
1907–1998
Svend Ejnar Svendsen
1908–
Verner Frederik Svendsen
1914–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1890
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark
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(14)

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 4

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1914

Age 50

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 53

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Svendsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Thomas Jørgen Svendsen in household of Juven Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Thomas Jørgen Svendsen in household of Else Kristine Thomsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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