When Ane Sorensen was born on 3 April 1752, in Tårs, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Søren Jensen Borup, was 28 and her mother, Ellen Hejlesdatter, was 28. She married Niels Jensen Konnerup on 26 March 1779. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1809, at the age of 57.
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 ).