Dorthe Marie Lorentsen

about 1769–6 January 1836 (Age 67)
Rødby, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Dorthe Marie

Dorthe Marie Lorentsen was born about 1769, in Rødby, Maribo, Denmark. She married Hans Peter Jorgensen on 20 December 1817, in Rødby, Maribo, Denmark. She died on 6 January 1836, at the age of 67.

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Hans Peter Jorgensen
1757–1830
Dorthe Marie Lorentsen
1769–1836
Marriage: 20 December 1817

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1817
Rødby, Maribo, Denmark

World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 7

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 20

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 23

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from Lorentz .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Dorthe Lorensdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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