Soren Madsen

Brief Life History of Soren

When Soren Madsen was born on 19 February 1730, in Slagelse, Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Mads Ibsen, was 28 and his mother, Lucie Madsdatter, was 29. He married Anna Hansen on 21 October 1753. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 September 1792, at the age of 62.

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Soren Madsen
Anna Hansen
Marriage: 21 October 1753
Anna Sorensen
Mads Sorensen
Marie Sorensen
Zidsel Sorensen
Laurs Sorensen

Sources (16)

  • 1787 Census - Sankt Mikkels landparish
  • Soren Madsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Soren Madsen in entry for Mads Sorensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)

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, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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