Benthe Jorgensen

Female24 June 1757–

Brief Life History of Benthe

When Benthe Jorgensen was born on 24 June 1757, in Arnager, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jorgen Friederichsen Frass, was 27 and her mother, Margarethe Jensen, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Friederichsen Frass
1730–1801
Margarethe Jensen
1738–1760
Benthe Jorgensen
1756–1756
Benthe Jorgensen
1757–
Peder Jorgensen
1759–1764

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    World Events (3)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 5

    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 19

    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 32

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.

    Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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