Ole Sørensen

Brief Life History of Ole

When Ole Sørensen was born on 22 August 1842, in Undløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Søren Pedersen, was 44 and his mother, Ane Jensen, was 40. He died in 1866, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Søren Pedersen
Ane Jensen
Jens Sørensen
Maren Sørensdatter
Ane Marie Sørensdatter
Peter Sørensen
Ane Margrethe Sørensen
Ole Sørensen
Anders Sørensen

Sources (10)

  • Ole Sørensen in household of Søren Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Undløse Parish Birth Record for Ole Sørensen
  • Ole Sørensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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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