Jørgen Andersen

Male1763–8 September 1833

Brief Life History of Jørgen

When Jørgen Andersen was born in 1763, in Lumby, Odense, Denmark, his father, Anders Ibsen, was 73 and his mother, Karen Rasmusdatter, was 38. He married Catarina Elisabeth Andersdatter on 3 May 1796, in Lumby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 September 1833, in Lumby, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lumby, Lunde, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Andersen
1763–1833
Catarina Elisabeth Andersdatter
1767–1848
Marriage: 3 May 1796
Karen Jørgensdatter
1796–1850
Anders Jorgensen
1798–1798
Anders Jørgensen
1800–1800
Jeppe Jørgensen
1801–1830

Sources (6)

  • Jorgen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jorgen Andersen in entry for Jeppe Jorgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jorgen Andersen in entry for Anders, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1796Lumby, Odense, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 13

    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 26

    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 29

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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