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Jorgensen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish, German


Early Origins of the Jorgensen family



Migration of the Jorgensen family to the New World and Oceana


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, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Rasmus Jorgensen, aged 25, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1870 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anne Christe Jorgensen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882
  • Ole Jorgensen, who landed in Mississippi in 1885 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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 settled in Illinois in 1941

Jorgensen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Christian Seidler Jorgensen, a cabinetmaker, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm

Jorgensen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

Contemporary Notables of the name Jorgensen (post 1700)


  • Richard "Rich" A. Jorgensen, American molecular geneticist
  • William L. Jorgensen (b. 1949), Sterling Professor of Chemistry at Yale University
  • Janel Simone Jorgensen (b. 1971), former American Olympic swimmer
  • Daniel Ploug Jorgensen (b. 1968), retired American freestyle swimmer and Gold Medalist at the 1988 Olympic Games
  • Jean Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jack J. Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Henry Jorgensen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hans P. Jorgensen, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1902 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George Lockwood Jorgensen, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Osaka, 1938 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank E. Jorgensen, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952 (alternate), 1956; Presidential Elector for California, 1968 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Jorgensen family



RMS Lusitania

  • Mrs. Karen Jorgensen, Danish Assistant Matron from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

Suggested Readings for the name Jorgensen


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

Jorgensen Family Crest Products



See Also



Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ALFRED 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Alfred.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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