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Jorgensen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jorgensen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anne E. Jorgensen, who arrived in New Orleans in 1855
  • Niels Soren Jorgensen, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1869
  • Rasmus Jorgensen, aged 25, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1870
  • Anne Christe Jorgensen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882
  • Ole Jorgensen, who landed in Mississippi in 1885
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jorgensen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sven Jorgensen, who arrived in Mississippi in 1902
  • Andrew Jorgensen, who settled in Illinois in 1909
  • Andreas Jorgensen, who arrived in North Dakota in 1909
  • Alfred Jorgensen, who arrived in Arkansas in 1918
  • Ane Margerethe Jorgensen, who came to Illinois in 1941

Jorgensen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Christian Seidler Jorgensen, a cabinetmaker, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred"

Jorgensen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Jens Jorgensen, aged 27, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "England" in 1872
  • Johanna M. Jorgensen, aged 24, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jorgensen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jorgensen (post 1700)



  • Jean Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 2008
  • Jack J. Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984
  • Henry Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940
  • Hans P. Jorgensen, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1902
  • George Lockwood Jorgensen, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Osaka, 1938
  • Frank E. Jorgensen, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952 (alternate), 1956; Presidential Elector for California, 1968
  • Christian J. Jorgensen (b. 1910), American politician, Delegate to New Jersey State Constitutional Convention from Middlesex County, 1947
  • Jo Jorgensen, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1992
  • Joseph Jorgensen (1844-1888), American Republican politician, Member of Virginia State Legislature, 1871; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1877-83
  • Leslie Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Jorgensen Historic Events


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Jorgensen Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mrs. Karen Jorgensen, Danish Assistant Matron from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Jorgensen


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Suggested Readings for the name Jorgensen



  • The DeMay, Quintin, and Jorgensen Families by Ida DeMay Wilson.

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Jorgensen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    11. ...

    The Jorgensen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jorgensen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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