Ludvig Theodor Bjorn

15 November 1827–26 November 1887 (Age 60)
Maribo, Maribo Domsogn, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Ludvig Theodor

When Ludvig Theodor Bjorn was born on 15 November 1827, in Maribo, Maribo Domsogn, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Lars Jensen Bjorn, was 29 and his mother, Christiane Sophie (Johansdatter) Krøll, was 23. He married Nielsine Jacobine Sorensen on 24 September 1852, in Stubbekøbing, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Maribo, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 26 November 1887, in Stubbekøbing, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 60, and was buried in Stubbekøbing, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ludvig Theodor Bjorn
Nielsine Jacobine Sorensen
Marriage: 24 September 1852
Lars Edvard Georg Bjorn
Petra Oline Theodora Bjorn
Emil Jacob Bjørn

Spouse and Children

24 September 1852
Stubbekøbing, Maribo, Denmark


    Lars Edvard Georg Bjorn


    Petra Oline Theodora Bjorn


    Emil Jacob Bjørn


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 2

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 20

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.

Age 22

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Bjørn); Swedish (Björn): from a personal name and nickname meaning ‘bear’ (Old Norse bjǫrn). The Norwegian name is often a shortened form of any of various habitational names from places named with this word, e.g. Bjørnsplass. In Swedish it is ornamental in some cases.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ludvig Theodor Ojorn in household of Lars Jensen Ojorn, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Ludvig Theodor Bjorn in household of Christiane Sophie Kroll, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Ludvig T Bjorn, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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