Christian Jorgensen

about 1842–
Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Christian

Christian Jorgensen was born about 1842, in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark. He married Mette Marie Møller on 10 September 1864, in Munke Bjergby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Christian Jorgensen
Mette Marie Møller
Marriage: 10 September 1864
Jorgen Hans Jorgensen
Josephine Karoline Sophie Jorgensdatter

Spouse and Children

10 September 1864
Munke Bjergby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark



    Josephine Karoline Sophie Jorgensdatter


World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 5

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 7

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

Age 72

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kristen Jørgensen in entry for Josefine Karoline Sofie Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christen Jørgensen in entry for Jørgen Hansen Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Kristen Jørgensen in entry for Jørgen Hansen Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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