Dorthea Marie Poulsen

Female6 January 1882–10 October 1965

Brief Life History of Dorthea Marie

When Dorthea Marie Poulsen was born on 6 January 1882, in Kølby, Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Anders Christian Poulsen, was 31 and her mother, Johanne Pedersdatter, was 31. She married Laust Christian Andersen Sondrup on 21 November 1902, in Farstrup, Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 19 years and Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark in 1930. She died on 10 October 1965, in Nørresundby, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 83, and was buried in Farstrup, Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laust Christian Andersen Sondrup
Dorthea Marie Poulsen
Marriage: 21 November 1902
Methea Andersen Sondrup
Marinus Sondrup
Anna Sondrup
Johanne Sondrup
Kirstine Andersen Sondrup

Sources (7)

  • Marie Dorthea Sondrup in household of Laust Sondrup, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Dorthea Marie Poulsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Dorthea Sondrup in household of Laust Sondrup, "Denmark Census, 1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1902Farstrup, Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 32

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 35

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 57

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .

    English: variant of Polson .

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

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