Mads Sorensen

1676–
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Mads

When Mads Sorensen was born about 1676, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Søren Sørensen, was 37 and his mother, Mette Pedersdatter, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Kirsten Andersen.

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Family Time Line

Mads Sorensen
1676–
Kirsten Andersen
1684–
Soren Madsen
1711–
Kirsten Madsdatter
1716–
Soren Madsen
1720–
Dorethe Kirstine Madsen
1725–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1676–Male

  • Kirsten Andersen

    Female1684–Female

children

(4)

  • Soren Madsen

    Male1711–Male

  • Kirsten Madsdatter

    Female1716–Female

  • Soren Madsen

    Male1720–Male

  • Dorethe Kirstine Madsen

    Female1725–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 25

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 37

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 53

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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)

  • Madtz Sorenssen in entry for Dorethe Kirstine, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mads Sorensen in entry for Soren, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Madts Sorensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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