Nels Peter Sorensen

17 February 1873–15 April 1929 (Age 56)
Corinne, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Nels Peter

When Nels Peter Sorensen was born on 17 February 1873, in Corinne, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Jacob Martin Sorensen, was 20 and his mother, OTenia Sorensen, was 15. He married Charlotte May Ailport on 23 March 1893, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Township 4 Stevens, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 15 April 1929, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nels Peter Sorensen
Charlotte May Ailport
Marriage: 23 March 1893
Daniel Edward Sorensen
Gladys H Sorenson
George Dewey Sorensen

Spouse and Children

23 March 1893
Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Battle of Littlebig Horn

Age 3

Known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Littlebig Horn took place on June 25 1876 and ended on June 26 1876. The battle was between the Lakota and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Calvary Regiment of the United States Army, headed by Colonel George Armstrong Custer. Custer was killed in the battle.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nels P Sorenson in household of Jacob Sorenson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nels P Sorensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nels P Sorenson, "United States Census, 1910"

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