Marie Frederike Sorensen

7 July 1847–14 August 1900 (Age 53)
Brunlanes, Vestfold, Norway

The Life Summary of Marie Frederike

When Marie Frederike Sorensen was born on 7 July 1847, in Brunlanes, Vestfold, Norway, her father, Elias Sorensen, was 27 and her mother, Maren Turine Finkelsdatter, was 27. She married Theodore Michael Samuelsen on 29 March 1868, in Breivika, Tjeldsund, Troms og Finnmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 14 August 1900, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Theodore Michael Samuelsen
Marie Frederike Sorensen
Marriage: 29 March 1868
Theodore Michael Samuelson
Elise Sophie Samuelsen
Hilda Marie Samuelsen
Gerda Lawise Samuelson
William Edward Samuelson
Emma Matine Samuelsen
Hannah Mathilda Samuelsen
Albert Martin Samuelsen
Frederick Alexander Samuelsen
John Franklin Samuelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1868Breivika, Tjeldsund, Troms og Finnmark, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1855 · Erik Werenskiold
    Age 8
    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 10
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
    1862 · Homestead Act
    Age 15
    Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Mary Samuelson in household of Theodore Samuelson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maria Fredrika in entry for William E. Samuelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Marie Frederikke Eliasen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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