Jacob Poulsen Sorensen Smed

3 August 1866–28 October 1948 (Age 82)
Vedersø, Ringkøbing, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Jacob Poulsen

When Jacob Poulsen Sorensen Smed was born on 3 August 1866, in Vedersø, Ringkøbing, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Søren Christensen, was 53 and his mother, Else Kathrine Poulsdatter, was 40. He married Inger Marie Christine Christensen on 5 September 1889, in Vedersø, Ringkøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Vedersø, Hind, Ringkøbing, Denmark for about 31 years. He died on 28 October 1948, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Poulsen Sorensen Smed
Inger Marie Christine Christensen
Marriage: 5 September 1889
Else Catrine Sorensen
Pigebarn Uden Navn Kornbjerg

Spouse and Children

5 September 1889
Vedersø, Ringkøbing, Denmark


    Else Catrine Sorensen


    Pigebarn Uden Navn Kornbjerg


Parents and Siblings

    Søren Christensen


    Else Kathrine Poulsdatter




    Maren Sorensen


    Else Kirstine Sorensen


    Anne Margrethe Sørensen


    Pauline Sorensen


    Christen Miltersen Sorensen


+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 2

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 48

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 51

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

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)

  • Jakob Pouline Sørensen in household of Søren Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Jakob Poulsen Sorensen Sund, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Jakob Poulsen Sorensen Sund, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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