Søren Christensen

2 October 1808–24 March 1859 (Age 50)
Borgen, Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life Summary of Søren

When Søren Christensen was born on 2 October 1808, in Borgen, Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Christen Olsen, was 31 and his mother, Mari Hansdatter, was 18. He married Marte Christine Henriksdatter about 1847, in Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 24 March 1859, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Søren Christensen
1808–1859
Marte Christine Henriksdatter
1818–1891
Marriage: about 1847
Caroline Christensdr
1848–
Hanna Mathea Sorensen
1851–
Christen Sorensen
1854–
Annette Othea Sorensen
1856–
Severine Sørensdatter
1859–1934

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations
Age 2
Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull
Age 2
Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1825 · Sloopers
Age 17
First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

Possible Related Names

Christen
Christesen
Christiansen

Sources (15)

  • Søren Christensen in entry for Caroline Gustava, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Sören Christensen in entry for Christen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Sören Christiansen in entry for Hanne Mathea, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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