Soren Sorensen

11 December 1712–3 August 1788
Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Sorensen was christened on 11 December 1712, in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Soren Sorensen, was 32 and his mother, Mette Thomasdatter, was 28. He married Enge Nielsdatter on 26 December 1740, in Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark. He was buried in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Soren Sorensen
Enge Nielsdatter
Marriage: 26 December 1740

Spouse and Children


    Enge Nielsdatter


26 December 1740
Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark

Parents and Siblings



    Inger Sorensdatter


    Soren Sorensen


    Karen Sorensdatter



    Maren Sorensdatter


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World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Greenland becomes Danish province.
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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Soren Chr Sorensen in entry for Laurs Peter Sorensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Søren Sørensen Christening in Jerslev parish, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Søren Sørenss Burial in Jerslev parish, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

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