Jørgen Gabrielsen Lund

Brief Life History of Jørgen Gabrielsen

When Jørgen Gabrielsen Lund was born on 5 August 1759, in Farsund, Agder, Norway, his father, Gabriel Jonassen Lund, was 40 and his mother, Anne Jochumsdatter Brinch, was 39. He married Susanne Mac Oddy about 1786, in Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lista, Vest-Agder, Norway in 1759. He died on 24 September 1834, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Gabrielsen Lund
1759–1834
Susanne Mac Oddy
1766–1816
Marriage: about 1786
Anne Susanne Brinch Lund
1787–
John Jørgensen Lund
1788–1826
Inger Joachime Marichen Lund
1790–
Sara Helena Jorgensen
1792–
Cecilia Maria Galtrup Jorgensen
1794–
Sara Helena Jorgensen
1796–
Scharlotha Amalia Jorgensen
1797–
Juliane Sophie Jorgensen
1799–
Jens Gabriel Frederik Lund
1803–1877
Hans Christian Bendt Jorgensen
1806–
Jonas Jorgensen
1808–

Sources (32)

  • Jorgen Land in entry for Jens Gabriel Frederik Land, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Jorgen Lund in entry for Sara Helena Jorgensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Jorgen Lund in entry for Hans Christian Bendt Jorgensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (4)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

1825 · Sloopers

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Lars, Nils, Thor, Iver, Nels, Obert, Berger, Einer, Knute, Morten.

Scandinavian, German, and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word, as for example Lund in Lancashire, East Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire, Lunt in Merseyside, and Lound in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Suffolk, and the surname may derive from any of these. As a Swedish surname it is probably most often ornamental.

German: habitational name from any of the places called Lund or Lunden in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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