Hedevig Medea Lønge

Brief Life History of Hedevig Medea

When Hedevig Medea Lønge was born on 10 March 1830, in Sankt Povls, Korsør, Denmark, her father, Jens Hansen Lønge, was 41 and her mother, Mette Dideriksen, was 36. She married Jens Sørensen on 6 May 1853. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Tårnborg, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark in 1834 and Græsted, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark in 1870. She died on 10 November 1882, in Tibirke, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark, at the age of 52, and was buried in Tibirke, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Jens Sørensen
Hedevig Medea Lønge
Marriage: 6 May 1853
Elizabeth Sophia Sorensen
Peder Sophus Sørensen
Margaret Sorensen
Emma Wilhelmine Sørensen

Sources (43)

  • Hedvig Longe in household of Jens Thasen Longe, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hedevig Medea Lønge, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Michel Lange, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Egon, Juergen. Scandinavian Iver.

English: variant of Ling 1.

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named with lyng ‘heather’, either on its own, or with the addition of -e from vin ‘meadow’.

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

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