Morten Sorensen

26 September 1849–
Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Morten

When Morten Sorensen was born on 26 September 1849, in Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Soren Andersen Nor, was 30 and his mother, Dorthe Kirstine Jensdatter, was 24. He married Hedevig Kirstine Pedersdatter on 19 June 1874, in Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Morten Sorensen
1849–
Hedevig Kirstine Pedersdatter
1849–1887
Marriage: 19 June 1874
Mette Kirstine Mortensen
1874–
Mortensen
1875–1875
Mortensen
1876–1876
Dorthea Kirstine Mortensen
1878–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1874
Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark
children

(4)

    Mette Kirstine Mortensen

    Female1874–Female

    Mortensen

    Male1875–1875Male

    Mortensen

    Male1876–1876Male

    Dorthea Kirstine Mortensen

    Female1878–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1849–Male

    Jens Madsen Sorensen

    Male1852–1860Male

    Kirsten Sorensdatter

    Female1854–1854Female

    Anders Sorensen

    Male1855–1856Male

    Jensine Kirstina Sorensen

    Female1857–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 1

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 10

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.
1914

Age 65

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mårten Sarrensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Morten Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Morten Sørensen in household of Soren Andersen Nor, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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