Karen Maria Sorensen

21 September 1844–6 September 1918 (Age 73)
Søndersted, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Karen Maria

When Karen Maria Sorensen was born on 21 September 1844, in Søndersted, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Soren Jeppesen, was 61 and her mother, Ane Cathrine Tonnesdatter, was 32. She married Christian Hansen on 24 April 1880. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Søndersted, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark for about 5 years and Stenmagle, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark for about 21 years. She died on 6 September 1918, in Stenmagle, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 73.

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Christian Hansen
Karen Maria Sorensen
Marriage: 24 April 1880
Katrine Maren Hansen

Spouse and Children

24 April 1880


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 3

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 5

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 24

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Karen Marie Hansen in household of Kristian Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Karen Marie Sørensen in household of Kristian Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Karen M Sorensen in household of Soren Jeppesen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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