Jens Michael Sorensen

1790–1821 (Age 30)

The Life of Jens Michael

When Jens Michael Sorensen was born in May 1790, in Denmark, his father, Søren Michelsen, was 53 and his mother, Elen Kirstine Jensdatter, was 37. He married Kirsten Andersdatter on 2 December 1810, in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 March 1821, in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 30, and was buried in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Jens Michael Sorensen
Kirsten Andersdatter
Marriage: 2 December 1810
Peder Jensen
Jens Michael Jensen
Anders Michael
Hans Kofoed Jensen
Karen Kirstine Jensdatter

Spouse & Children

2 December 1810
Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 2

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 4

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 15

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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)

  • Jens Michael Sørensen in entry for Anders Michael Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Michael Sørensen in entry for Anders Michael Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Sorensen in entry for Peder Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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