Henning Lorentzen

January 1750–17 March 1792 (Age 42)
Brandstrup, Tirsted, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Henning

Henning Lorentzen was born in January 1750, in Brandstrup, Tirsted, Maribo, Denmark as the son of N N and N N. He married Ane Jacobsdatter on 24 May 1775. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 March 1792, in Tirsted, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Tirsted, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Henning Lorentzen
1750–1792
Ane Jacobsdatter
1745–1811
Marriage: 24 May 1775
Lorents Henningsen
1776–1834
Johanne Henningsen
1778–
Jacob Henningsen
1780–
Ip Henningsen
1783–
Birthe Henningsen
1788–
Henning Henningsen
1792–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1775
children

(6)

    Lorents Henningsen

    Male1776–1834Male

    Johanne Henningsen

    Female1778–Female

    Jacob Henningsen

    Male1780–Male

    Ip Henningsen

    Male1783–Male

    Birthe Henningsen

    Female1788–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    MaleMale

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 12

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 26

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 39

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

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henning Lorentsen in entry for Lorentz Henningsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Henning Lorentsen in entry for Johanne Henningsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Henning Lorentsen in entry for Birthe Henningsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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