Jacob Sorensen

1721–
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Sorensen was born in 1721, his father, Soren Pedersen, was 33 and his mother, Sophie Jacobsdatter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Soren Pedersen
1688–
Sophie Jacobsdatter
1691–1755
Peder Sorensen
1712–
Dorete Sorensen
1720–1786
Child Sorensen
1723–
Karen Sorensdatter
1726–
Peder Sorensen
1739–
Laurs Sorensen
1714–
Margaretha Sorensen
1717–
Maren Sorensdatter
1719–
Jacob Sorensen
1721–
Jacob Sorensen
1726–1800
Hans Sørensen
1733–1811

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1729

Age 8

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 9

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 41

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.

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.

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