Søren Nielsen

1815–1894 (Age 78)
Ørsted, Roskilde, Denmark

The Life of Søren

When Søren Nielsen was born on 27 September 1815, in Ørsted, Roskilde, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen Skreder, was 34 and his mother, Ane Sophie Andersdatter, was 30. He married Ane Margrethe Christensen on 11 January 1839, in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ørsted, Ramsø, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1850 and Copenhagen, Denmark for about 51 years. He died on 29 May 1894, in Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salina, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Søren Nielsen
Ane Margrethe Christensen
Marriage: 11 January 1839
Karen Marie Louise Sørensen
Jens Sørensen
Maren Sorensdatter
Christen Sørensen
Christen Sørensen
Anne Maria Nielsen
Maren Sørensdatter
Emil Nielsen
Ane Marie Sørensdatter
Josephine Nielsen
Jens Lauritz Nielsen

Spouse & Children

11 January 1839
Copenhagen, Denmark


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Jens Nielsen


  • Lars Nielsen


  • Peder Nielsen


  • Male1815–1894Male

  • Niels Nielsen


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 3

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Søren Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Søren Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Soren Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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