Søren Christensen

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

The Life 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 or Maren Hansdatter, was 23. He married Marte 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 Henriksdatter
1818–1891
Marriage: about 1847
Caroline Christensdr
1848–
Hanna Mathea Sorensen
1851–
Christen Sorensen
1854–
Annette Othea Sorensen
1856–
Severine Sørensen
1859–

Spouse and Children

    Male1808–1859Male

    Marte Henriksdatter

    Female1818–1891Female

MARRIAGE
about 1847
Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway
children

(5)

    Caroline Christensdr

    Female1848–Female

    Hanna Mathea Sorensen

    Female1851–Female

    Christen Sorensen

    Male1854–Male

    Annette Othea Sorensen

    Female1856–Female

    Severine Sørensen

    Female1859–Female

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

Sources (3)

  • Sören Christensen in entry for Christen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Sören Christiansen in entry for Hanne Mathea, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Sören Christensen in entry for Caroline Gustava, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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