Peder Sorensen

1712–
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Sorensen was born in 1712, his father, Soren Pedersen, was 24 and his mother, Sophie Jacobsdatter, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Soren Pedersen
1688–
Sophie Jacobsdatter
1691–1755
Peder Sorensen
1712–
Dorete Sorensen
1720–1786
Child Sorensen
1723–
Karen Sorensdatter
1726–
Peder Sorensen
1739–
Laurs Sorensen
1714–
Margaretha Sorensen
1717–
Maren Sorensdatter
1719–
Jacob Sorensen
1721–
Jacob Sorensen
1726–1800
Hans Sørensen
1733–1811

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 1

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 17

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 32

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

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.

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