Jens Christian Sørensen

9 August 1876–
Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Sørensen was born on 9 August 1876, in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Sørensen, was 27 and his mother, Maren Cathrine Jensen, was 26. He married Josefine Martobine Cathrine Jensen on 18 March 1898, in Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 19 years.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Sørensen
1876–
Josefine Martobine Cathrine Jensen
1874–
Marriage: 18 March 1898
Ane Kristine Marie Sørensen
1895–
Magda Henriette Sørensen
1900–
Olga Margrete Sorensen
1901–
Valborg Marie Sørensen
1906–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1898
Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(4)

    Ane Kristine Marie Sørensen

    Female1895–Female

    Magda Henriette Sørensen

    Female1900–Female

    Olga Margrete Sorensen

    Female1901–Female

    Female1906–2006Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1914

Age 38

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 41

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 63

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jens Kristian Sørensèn, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Jens Chr Sørrensen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Jens Christian Sörensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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