When Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen was born on 28 December 1831, in Østre Gausdal Kirke, Oppland, Norway, her father, Peder Pedersen Kankrud, was 23 and her mother, Kirsti Gundersdatter Hovde-eie, was 26. She married Hans Mortensen Bøstykket on 11 June 1860. She lived in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway in 1831.
form of Sophia . In the English-speaking world, where it is often taken as a pet form of that name, it has been popular since the 18th century, and has become particularly fashionable since the 1990s.