Johan Wilhelm Sorensen

Stubberup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Johan Wilhelm

When Johan Wilhelm Sorensen was born in 1803, his father, Soren Wilhelm Hansen Hintz, was 28 and his mother, Kirsten Larsen, was 26. He married Anne Sophie Jensdr on 12 August 1827. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kerteminde, Odense, Denmark in 1840.

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Johan Wilhelm Sorensen
Anne Sophie Jensdr
Marriage: 12 August 1827
Pouline Egidia
Soren Sørensen
Lovise Sorensen
Johan Wilhelm Sorensen

Spouse and Children

12 August 1827
Viby Sogn,Odense,Denmark


    Pouline Egidia


    Soren Sørensen


    Lovise Sorensen


    Johan Wilhelm Sorensen


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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 2

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 5

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 44

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johan Wilhelm Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Johan Wilhelm Sorensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Johan Wilhelm Sorensen in entry for Johan Wilhelm Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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