Jorgen Jensen

12 November 1823–August 1863 (Age 39)
Tersløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jorgen

When Jorgen Jensen was born on 12 November 1823, in Tersløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Jens Svensen, was 30 and his mother, Johanne Jorgensdatter, was 37. He married Ane Marie Madsdatter on 27 June 1847, in Finderup, Sæbygård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ørslev, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark for about 11 years. He died in August 1863, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Jensen
Ane Marie Madsdatter
Marriage: 27 June 1847
Lars Peter Jorgensen
Lars Peter Jensen
Anders Jensen
Johanne Kjerstine Jensen
James Christian Jensen
Joseph George Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1847Finderup, Sæbygård, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 6
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 24
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 26
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ane Marie Madsen--A vignette by Ruth M. Jensen

    [Explanation: This was written from several accounts, especially from one written by my father-in-law, Charles H. Jensen, who was the grandson of Ane Marie Madsen and Jorgen Jensen. This was first pr …

    Sources (39)

    • Jergen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Jorgen Jensen in entry for James Christian Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jorgen Jensen in household of Jens Svendsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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