Hans Sorensen

27 May 1845–16 January 1911 (Age 65)
Hønsinge, Vig, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Sorensen was born on 27 May 1845, in Hønsinge, Vig, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Søren Hansen, was 34 and his mother, Ane Jensdatter, was 31. He lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880 and Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 16 January 1911, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Søren Hansen
Ane Jensdatter
Karen Sorensdatter
Karen Sorensdatter
Anna Marie Sorensdatter
Lucie Sorensdatter
Jens Sorensen Hansen
Christina Sorensdatter
Hans Sorensen
Peder Sorensen
Mads Sorensen Hansen
Niels Sorensen
Niels Jens Sorensen

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 2
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 18
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Story Highlight

Funeral Service held in MWM

In a small "minute book" of the then Mantua Ward Clerk Lars J Halling, I came across the following entry: Funeral Service held in MWM (I assume meaning Mantua Ward Meetinghouse) 1215 (12:15) Wednesday …

Sources (13)

  • Hans Sorensen in household of Soren Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Hans Sørensen in household of Søren Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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