Jorgen Jorgensen

22 July 1815–12 April 1918 (Age 102)
Barrit, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Jorgen

When Jorgen Jorgensen was born on 22 July 1815, in Barrit, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Jensen Haue, was 53 and his mother, Mette Marie Pedersdatter, was 30. He died on 12 April 1918, at the age of 102.

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Jørgen Jensen Haue
Mette Marie Pedersdatter
Ane Katrine Jørgensdatter
Peder Jørgensen
Jens Jørgensen
Anne Jørgensdatter
Jorgen Jorgensen
Steffen Jorgensen
Marie Jørgensdatter
Anne Kirstine Jorgensdatter

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World Events (7)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 3

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 14

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 32

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.

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 (3)

  • Jørgen Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jorgen Jorgensen - birth: 22 July 1815; Barrit, Vejle, Denmark
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jorgen Jorgensen - christening: 27 August 1815; Barrit, Vejle, Denmark

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