Margrethe Sorensdatter

21 November 1806–
Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Margrethe

When Margrethe Sorensdatter was born on 21 November 1806, in Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Søren Olsen, was 28 and her mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 23. She married Hans Jensen on 8 April 1837, in Sorø, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Vester Broby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1845 and Bråby, Ringsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1855.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jensen
Margrethe Sorensdatter
Marriage: 8 April 1837
Ane Kristine Andersen
Johanne Kristine Nielsen

Spouse and Children

8 April 1837
Sorø, Sorø, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 2

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.

Age 8

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 41

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margrethe Sørensdatter in household of Hans Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Margethe Sorensdatter in household of Hans Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Margrethe Sorensd in household of Hans Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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