Elizabeth Sorensen

Female28 September 1805–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sorensen was born on 28 September 1805, in Råbjerg, Åstrup, Denmark, her father, Soren Madsen, was 43 and her mother, Maren Sorensdatter, was 28. She married Christen Thomasen on 4 November 1831, in Råbjerg, Åstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Råbjerg, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Christen Thomasen
Elizabeth Sorensen
Marriage: 4 November 1831
Marie Christensen
Marie Christensen
Trine Severine Christensen
Thomads Christian Christensen
Martha Marie Christensdatter
Thomas Christian Christensen

Sources (34)

  • Elisabeth Sorensen in household of Chresten Thomsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Lisabet Sorensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Elisabeth Sørensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1831Råbjerg, Åstrup, Denmark
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 3

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.


    Age 9

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 42

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    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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