Mads Sorensen

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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Mads Sorensen
Kirsten Andersen
Soren Madsen
Kirsten Madsdatter
Soren Madsen
Dorethe Kirstine Madsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1676–Male

  • Kirsten Andersen




  • Soren Madsen


  • Kirsten Madsdatter


  • Soren Madsen


  • Dorethe Kirstine Madsen


Parents & Siblings



+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.

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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