Heile Sorensen

17 July 1746–29 March 1817 (Age 70)
Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Heile

When Heile Sorensen was born on 17 July 1746, in Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Soren Jensen, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Heilesen, was 31. He married Kirsten Andersdatter on 4 January 1795, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 March 1817, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Heile Sorensen
Kirsten Andersdatter
Marriage: 4 January 1795
Kirsten Marie Hejlesdratter

Spouse and Children

4 January 1795
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


    Kirsten Marie Hejlesdratter


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World Events (6)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 16

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 30

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 43

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Heile Sorensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hejte Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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