Søren Larsen

Brief Life History of Søren

When Søren Larsen was born about 28 September 1733, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Jensen, was 32 and his mother, Maren Sørensdatter, was 32. He married Malene Hansdatter about 1758, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 14 January 1814, in Lyngmose, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Søren Larsen
Malene Hansdatter
Marriage: about 1758
Christen Hans Dall
Hans Sørensen Sørensen
Kierstin Sørensdatter
Anna Catharina Sørensdatter
Niels Sørensen
Susanna Sørensdatter
Susanna Sørensdatter
Lars Sørensen Dahl

Sources (8)

  • 1801 Danish census for Lars Sorensen's family
  • Soren Larsen in entry for Anna Catharina Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Soren Larsen in entry for Kierstine Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (7)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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