Soren Jensen

about 1698–
Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Jensen was born about 1698, in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Mikkelsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Sorensdatter, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Jens Mikkelsen
1662–1741
Maren Sorensdatter
1676–1728
Johanne Jensdatter
1696–
Soren Jensen
1698–
Mikkel Jensen
1700–
Maren Jensdatter
1702–1780
Bodil Jensdatter
1702–
Soren Jensen
1703–1779
Christen Jensen
1704–
Thomas Jensen
1705–1780
Svend Jensen
1705–
Christen Jensen
1710–1778
Johanne Jensdatter
1715–1760
Kirsten Jensdatter
1721–1780
Karen Jensdatter
1723–1780
Anne Jensdatter
1724–1787
Mikkel Jensen
–1784
Anne Jensdatter
1717–1761

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 3

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 15

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 31

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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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