Andreas Sorensen

Brief Life History of Andreas

When Andreas Sorensen was born on 27 July 1851, in Vust, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Søren Michelsen, was 36 and his mother, Ane Marie Pedersdatter, was 35. He married Johanne Nielsen on 6 November 1888, in Malle, Ålborghus, Denmark. He lived in Bjergby, Morsø Nørre, Thisted, Denmark in 1901.

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Andreas Sorensen
Johanne Nielsen
Marriage: 6 November 1888

Sources (5)

  • Andreas Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Andreas Sorensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Andreas Sorensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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