Søren Sørensen

1639–1717 (Age 78)
Hørmested, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Søren

When Søren Sørensen was born about 1639, in Hørmested, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Søren Nielsen, was 30 and his mother, Mette Kierstine Sørensdatter, was 25. He married Mette Pedersdatter about 1675, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 March 1717, at the age of 78.

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Søren Sørensen
Mette Pedersdatter
Marriage: about 1675
Jens Sorensen
Mads Sorensen
Christen Sorensen
Niels Sorensen
Karen Sorensdatter
Mette Sorensdatter
Peder Sorensen
Soren Sorensen

Spouse & Children

about 1675
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 62

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 74

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.

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)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916
  • Soren Sorensen in entry for Mette Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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