Soren Jensen Hammer

Brief Life History of Soren

When Soren Jensen Hammer was christened on 26 December 1755, in Mariager, Onsild, Randers, Denmark, his father, Jens Sørensen Hammer, was 30 and his mother, Margrethe Olufsdatter, was 25. He married Anne Nielsdatter on 4 May 1783. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Soren Jensen Hammer
Kiersten Sorrensdr
Marriage: 22 June 1786
Jens Sorensen
Soren Sørensen Hammer
Magrethe Sørensen
Ane Kierstine Sorensen
Karen Sørensdatter

Sources (14)

  • Sorren Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Soren Hammer in entry for Ane Nielsdatter, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Soren Jensen Hammer, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

World Events (8)

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.

1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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