Boline Christoffersen

23 September 1851–25 April 1935 (Age 83)
Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Boline

When Boline Christoffersen was born on 23 September 1851, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christoffer Larsen, was 37 and her mother, Maren Larsdatter, was 31. She married Soren Swen Sorensen on 27 July 1879, in Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 April 1935, in Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Soren Swen Sorensen
Boline Christoffersen
Marriage: 27 July 1879
Anna S Sorensen
Marius Sorensen

Spouse and Children

27 July 1879
Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 8

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer ( see Christopher ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Boline Sorensen in household of Marius Sorensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Boline Sorensen in household of Soren Sorensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bolene Sorenson in entry for Marius Sorensen or Sorenson, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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