Christen Jorgensen


The Life of Christen

Christen Jorgensen was born in 1675, in Denmark. He married Johanne Neilsdr about 1700, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Christen Jorgensen
Johanne Neilsdr
Marriage: about 1700
Niels Christensen
Maren Christensen
Anne Christensdr

Spouse and Children

about 1700


World Events (7)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 26

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 38

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 54

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christen Jorgensen in entry for Anne Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Jorgensen in entry for Maren Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Jorgensen in entry for Niels Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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