Anders Sofrensen

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Sofrensen was christened on 15 April 1703, in Randers, Denmark, his father, Søfren Thomasen Rygaard, was 39 and his mother, Anna Pedersdatter, was 33.

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Søfren Thomasen Rygaard
Anna Pedersdatter
Anna Marie Søfrensdatter
Anna Sofrensdr
Thomas Sorfensen
Kirsten Sofrensdatter
Maren Sofrensdatter
Peder Søfrensen
Anders Sofrensen
Mette Sofrensdatter
Hans Søfrensen Rygaard

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    World Events (3)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    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.


    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.

    Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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