Christen Jensen Sodborg

Brief Life History of Christen Jensen

When Christen Jensen Sodborg was born on 7 March 1694, in Heltborg, Vestervig, Denmark, his father, Jens Lauritzen, was 31 and his mother, Anne Madtzdatter, was 30. He married Mette Jensdatter on 17 February 1726, in Stagstrup, Vestervig, Denmark. He died on 25 March 1770, in Stagstrup, Vestervig, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Stagstrup, Vestervig, Denmark.

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Christen Jensen Sodborg
Karen Knudsdatter
Marriage: 19 March 1744

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Christen Jensen Sodborg - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Christen Jensen
  • Kristen Sodborg, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Sodborg in entry for Mette Jensdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

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.

Name Meaning

variant of Kristian .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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