Dorete Sorensen

1720–1786 (Age 66)
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Dorete

When Dorete Sorensen was born about 1720, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Soren Pedersen, was 32 and her mother, Sophie Jacobsdatter, was 29. She married Lars Kristensen about 1753, in Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 30 April 1786, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Dorete Sorensen
Lars Kristensen
Marriage: about 1753
Christen Larsen
Sophia Larsdatter
Maren Larsdatter

Spouse & Children

about 1753
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Dorethe Sorensdr in entry for Christen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Dorothe Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Dorethe Sorensdr in entry for Christen Larsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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