Anders Jørgensen

10 January 1762–15 October 1823 (Age 61)
France

The Life of Anders

When Anders Jørgensen was born on 10 January 1762, in France, his father, Jørgen Andersen, was 38 and his mother, Mette Jensdatter, was 31. He married Mette Maleene Andersen on 20 November 1799, in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 15 October 1823, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jørgensen
1762–1823
Mette Maleene Andersen
1777–1843
Marriage: 20 November 1799
Inger
1800–1800
Jørgen
1801–1801
Kirsten Andersdatter
1802–
Inger Marie
1805–
Maren Kirstine
1807–
Anders Vendelbo Andersen
1809–1872
dødfødt pige
1811–
Niels Christian
1813–
Mette Kathrine
1815–
Jørgen Andersen
1817–

Spouse and Children

    Male1762–1823Male

    Mette Maleene Andersen

    Female1777–1843Female

MARRIAGE
20 November 1799
Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(10)

    Inger

    Female1800–1800Female

    Jørgen

    Male1801–1801Male

    Kirsten Andersdatter

    Female1802–Female

    Inger Marie

    Female1805–Female

    Maren Kirstine

    Female1807–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Jens Jorgensen

    Male1760–1784Male

    Male1762–1823Male

    Sophie Jorgensen

    Female1763–1764Female

    Sophia Jorgensen

    Female1764–Female

    Maren Jørgensdatter

    Female1767–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 16

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 21

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1789

Age 27

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

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 (1)

  • Anders Jorgensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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