Frederik Sørensen

Brief Life History of Frederik

When Frederik Sørensen was born in 1787, in Store Brøndum, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Søren Mortensen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Fridrichsdatter, was 29. He married Mette Hansdatter on 6 June 1817, in Fræer, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 May 1856, in Mølholm, Store Brøndum, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 69, and was buried in Store Brøndum, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Frederik Sørensen
Mette Hansdatter
Marriage: 6 June 1817
Maren Frederiksdatter
Søren Frederiksen

Sources (17)

  • Frederik Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Frederik Sorensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Frederik Sorensen in entry for Soren Frederiksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

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.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

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 ).

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

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