Søren Christophersen

Brief Life History of Søren

When Søren Christophersen was born in 1765, in Østby, Selsø, Horns, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Christoffer Jensen, was 58 and his mother, Else Christensdatter, was 45. He married Bodil Benthsdatter on 17 May 1799, in Skuldelev, Horns, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Søren Christophersen
Bodil Benthsdatter
Marriage: 17 May 1799
Lars Sørensen
Anne Sörensdatter

Sources (11)

  • Marriage, Soren Christophersen and Bodil Benthsdr, index
  • Søren Christoffersen in entry for Anne Larsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Marriage, Soren Christophersen and Bodil Bentsdtr, image

World Events (8)

1776 · Kongens Klub

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

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.

1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Wilhelm, Gerhart, Ilse, Kurt.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christopher . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the most common Norwegian (and also Danish) form Kristoffersen. Compare Christoffersen and Christopherson .

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

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