Jørgen Lauritz Jørgensen

Brief Life History of Jørgen Lauritz

When Jørgen Lauritz Jørgensen was born on 12 October 1874, in Nørre Vedby, Nykøbing, Denmark, his father, Lars Jørgensen, was 27 and his mother, Hanne Hemmingsen, was 23. He married Lausine Katrine Nissen on 12 December 1913, in Nørre Vedby, Nykøbing, Denmark. He lived in Nørre Vedby, Nørre Vedby, Nykøbing, Denmark for about 26 years and Nørre Vedby, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Jørgen Lauritz Jørgensen
Karen Dorthe Rasmussen
Johanne Magrethe Jørgensen
Andrea Kristine Jørgensen

Sources (14)

  • Jorgen Laurits Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Johanne Magrethe Jorgensen birth - Norre Vedby Parish Register birth record
  • Jorgen Lauritz Jorgensen and Lausine Katrine Nissen marriage

World Events (6)


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


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


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aagot, Niels. German Hans, Hilde, Kurt, Uwe.

In some cases also an Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Jørgensen (see Jorgensen ).

North German (Jürgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jürgen, Low German form of George . It is also found in Denmark. Compare Juergensen .

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

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