Soren Nielsen

14 July 1754–23 November 1814
Viby, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Nielsen was christened on 14 July 1754, in Viby, Århus, Denmark, his father, Niels Mortensen, was 41 and his mother, Maren Pedersen, was 38. He married Anne Marie Sørensdatter on 10 August 1787. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 November 1814, in Holme, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 60, and was buried in Holme, Århus, Denmark.

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Soren Nielsen
Anne Marie Sørensdatter
Marriage: 10 August 1787
Søren Sørensen
Niels Sørensen
Anna Sørensdatter
Anna Sørensdatter
Maren Sørensdatter
Sidsel Sørensdatter

Spouse and Children

10 August 1787


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World Events (6)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Soren Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Sören Nielsen in entry for Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Soren Nielsen in entry for Anne Marie Sorensdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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