Johan Mogensen

25 December 1755–13 April 1830 (Age 74)
Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Johan

When Johan Mogensen was born on 25 December 1755, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Mogens Johansen, was 44 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 44. He married Kirsten Pedersdatter on 18 October 1778, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 April 1830, in Hallund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hallund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Johan Mogensen
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Marriage: 18 October 1778
Mogens Johansen
Maren Johansdatter
Maren Johansdatter
Peder Johansen
Kiersten Johansdatter
Peder Johansen
Jens Johansen
Johanne Johansdatter
Karen Johansdatter

Spouse and Children

18 October 1778
Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 7

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 21

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 34

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mogens, Danish form of Magnus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johannes Mogensen in entry for Kirsten Pedersdatter, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Johannes Magensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johan Mogensen in entry for Karen Johansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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