Peder Sørensen

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Sørensen was born in 1781, in Østerby, Øland, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Soren Jorgensen, was 32 and his mother, Karen Pedersen, was 24. He married Marie Catrine Jensdatter in 1806. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bregninge, Skippinge, Holbæk, Denmark in 1834. He died on 3 September 1831, at the age of 50, and was buried in Alleshave, Bregninge, Kalundborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Sørensen
Marie Catrine Jensdatter
Marriage: 1806
Maren Pedersdatter
Jens Pedersen
Ellin Magrethe Pedersdatter
Soren Pedersen Sorensen
Jens Pedersen
Soren Pedersen
Anne Sofie Pedersen Sørensen
Jens Pedersen
Søren Petersen

Sources (39)

  • Peder Hansen in household of Soren Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Peder Sørensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Sørensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

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.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

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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