Emma Wilhelmine Sørensen

Brief Life History of Emma Wilhelmine

When Emma Wilhelmine Sørensen was born on 22 December 1858, in Sankt Povls, Korsør, Denmark, her father, Jens Sørensen, was 29 and her mother, Hedevig Medea Lønge, was 28. She married Hans Henrik Jensen on 16 September 1883, in Sørup, Nyborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Svendborg Sankt Nikolai, Svendborg, Denmark in 1925 and Svendborg, Denmark in 1930. She died on 28 December 1933, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Hans Henrik Jensen
Emma Wilhelmine Sørensen
Marriage: 16 September 1883
Ida Medea Jensen
Ingeborg Petrine Louise Jensen
Hulda Harriet Margrete Jensen
Ida Medea Petrine Jensen
Astrid Alvilda Margrethe Jensen
Ejnar Niels Christian Jensen
Hulda Harriet Bertha Jensen
Ejnar Niels Christian Jensen
Alfred Arthur Vilhelm Jensen
Britta Emilie Sofie Jensen
Georg Immanuel Johannes Jensen
Georg Immanuel Johannes Jensen

Sources (22)

  • Emma Wilhelmine, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Emma Vilhelmine Sørensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Emma Vilhelmmine Jensen in household of Hans Hendrik Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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