Terkild Sorensen

19 January 1794–16 June 1810
Engum, Stjernholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Terkild

When Terkild Sorensen was christened on 19 January 1794, in Engum, Stjernholm, Denmark, his father, Soren Terkildsen, was 29 and his mother, Inger Marie Jensdatter, was 23. He died on 16 June 1810, at the age of 16.

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Soren Terkildsen
Inger Marie Jensdatter
Terkild Sorensen
Jens Sorensen
Maren Sorensdatter
Ane Margrethe Sorensen
Jens Sorensen
Jens Sorensen
Jens Christian Sorensen

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World Events (3)

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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