Jørgen NIcolajsen Bøtker

15 May 1799–
Kegnæs, Sønderborg, Denmark

The Life of Jørgen NIcolajsen

When Jørgen NIcolajsen Bøtker was born on 15 May 1799, in Kegnæs, Sønderborg, Denmark, his father, Nicolaj Petersen, was 39 and his mother, Barbara Margrethe Petersdatter, was 28.

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Nicolaj Petersen
Barbara Margrethe Petersdatter
Peter Nicolajsen
Hans Nicolajsen
Jørgen NIcolajsen Bøtker
Christina Maria Nicolaisen
Anna Maria Petersen
Nicolaj Petersen

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World Events (3)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 6

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 9

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Age 15

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a cooper. Compare German Boettcher .

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

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