When Anders Sørensen was born about 1683, in Rugtved, Bjergsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark, his father, Søren Kold, was 44 and his mother, Maren Terkelsdatter, was 42. He had at least 1 daughter with Karen Larsdatter. He died on 30 September 1739, in Skarpholt, Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 57, and was buried in Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark.
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 ).