Soren Jensen Vaever

8 June 1755–11 February 1793 (Age 37)
Tirstrup, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Jensen Vaever was born on 8 June 1755, in Tirstrup, Randers, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Anna Christophersen, was 34. He married Mette Thomasdr on 31 August 1783, in Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 February 1793, at the age of 37, and was buried in Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Soren Jensen Vaever
1755–1793
Mette Thomasdr
1764–
Marriage: 31 August 1783
Lisbeth Sørensen
1784–1810
Anders Sorensen
1787–
Anna Sorensen
1789–
Anders Sorensen
1792–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 August 1783
Ugerløse, Holbæk, Denmark
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 7

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 21

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 34

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, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Soren Jensen Vaever in entry for Anna, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Soren Jensen Vaever in entry for Anders, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Soren Jensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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