Hans Sørensen

1733–1811 (Age 78)
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Sørensen was born in 1733, in Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Soren Pedersen, was 45 and his mother, Sophie Jacobsdatter, was 42. He married Mette Jensdatter on 29 September 1768, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 February 1811, in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 78.

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Hans Sørensen
Mette Jensdatter
Marriage: 29 September 1768
Maren Hansdatter
Søren Hansen
Søren Hansen
Anna Hansdatter
Jens Hansen
Laurs Hansen
Sophie Hansdatter

Spouse & Children

29 September 1768
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 4

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 9

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hans Sorensen in entry for Anna Hansen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Sorensen in entry for Soren Hansen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Sorens. Damsgaard, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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