Soren Sorensen

1690–
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Sorensen was christened on 26 March 1690, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Søren Sørensen, was 51 and his mother, Mette Pedersdatter, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Søren Sørensen
1639–1717
Mette Pedersdatter
1649–
Jens Sorensen
1675–
Mads Sorensen
1676–
Christen Sorensen
1678–
Niels Sorensen
1680–
Karen Sorensdatter
1683–
Mette Sorensdatter
1688–
Peder Sorensen
1688–1759
Soren Sorensen
1690–

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

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

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.
1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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 (1)

  • Soren Sorensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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