Jens Michael Hansen Sonne

1760–March 1798 (Age 38)
Borregård, Rutsker, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Jens Michael Hansen

When Jens Michael Hansen Sonne was born in 1760, in Borregård, Rutsker, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Olsen Sonne, was 54 and his mother, Kirstine Wefstdatter, was 21. He married Maren Cathrine Andersdatter on 18 January 1782, in Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in March 1798, in Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 38, and was buried in Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Michael Hansen Sonne
1760–1798
Maren Cathrine Andersdatter
1768–1852
Marriage: 18 January 1782
Hans Jensen Sonne
1783–
Kirstine Margrethe Jensdatter Sonne
1785–1852
Else Cathrine Jensdatter Sonne
1786–1828
Johanne Kristine Jensdatter Sonne
1788–1789
Anders Ancher Jensen Sonne
1792–1855
Niels Jensen Sonne
1795–1797
Ole Jensen Sonne
1797–1797

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1782
Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(7)

    Hans Jensen Sonne

    Male1783–Male

    Female1785–1852Female

    Else Cathrine Jensdatter Sonne

    Female1786–1828Female

    Johanne Kristine Jensdatter Sonne

    Female1788–1789Female

    Anders Ancher Jensen Sonne

    Male1792–1855Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (5)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 2

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 16

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 29

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle German sonne, sunne ‘sun’, either a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sun, or from a field name.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sonne ‘sun’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Michael Sonne in entry for Ole, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Michael Sonne in entry for Niels, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Michael Sonne in entry for Hans, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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