Lilly Jorgensen

16 July 1910–2 February 1990 (Age 79)
Tranemose, Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Lilly

When Lilly Jorgensen was born on 16 July 1910, in Tranemose, Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Joseph Benjamin Melberg, was 22 and her mother, Anna Marie Jorgensen, was 21. She died on 2 February 1990, at the age of 79.

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Joseph Benjamin Melberg
Anna Marie Jorgensen
Lilly Jorgensen

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World Events (8)


Age 4

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 7

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 29

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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.

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