Anders Sorensen

1760–1833 (Age 73)
Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Sorensen was born about 1760, in Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Søren Thorsen, was 34 and his mother, Giertrud Andersdatter Kure, was 31. He married Elisabeth Kofoed on 26 November 1791, in Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 November 1833, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Anders Sorensen
Elisabeth Kofoed
Marriage: 26 November 1791
Jens Andersen
Gjertrud Kirstine Andersdatter
Giertrud Kirstine Andersdatter
Jens Andersen
Søren Thorsen Andersen
Søren Andersen Thorsen
Thorkild Andersen

Spouse & Children

26 November 1791
Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 2

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 16

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 29

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Sorensen in entry for Jens Jorgen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Jorgensen in entry for Jens Jorgensen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Sorensen in entry for Karen Christine Andersd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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