Christian Sorensen Peterson

17 June 1847–26 November 1905 (Age 58)
Fårevejle, Dragsholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Sorensen Peterson was born on 17 June 1847, in Fårevejle, Dragsholm, Denmark, his father, Søren Pedersen, was 64 and his mother, Christiane Mathiasdatter, was 34. He married Melissa Isabel Allred on 14 March 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark in 1850. He died on 26 November 1905, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Sorensen Peterson
1847–1905
Mary Jane Cox
1866–1951
Marriage: 16 November 1882
Edward Roy Peterson
1883–1888
Myrtle Hannah Peterson
1886–1888
Niels Cox Peterson
1888–1888
Ivor L Peterson
1889–1953
Erma Dean Peterson
1891–1964
Melissa Rose Peterson
1894–1945
William Myron Peterson
1896–1943
Franklin Dee Peterson
1898–1899
James Lee Peterson
1898–1899
Mary Christiana Petersen
1899–1968
Alice Elva Peterson
1902–1992
Orin Christian Peterson
1905–1996

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1882
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1849
    Age 2
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 3
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Sorenson
    Severin

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF MELISSA ISABEL ALLRED PETERSON

                Melissa Isabel Allred was born 14 December 1854, Salt Lake, Utah Territory to Paulinus Harvey and Melissa Isabell Norton Allred. .             Her father and mother came to Utah with the B …

    Sources (24)

    • Christian Sorensen in household of Soren Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Christain Petersen in entry for Gordon T Humphrey and Mary Moss, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Christian Peterson in entry for Christian Or Bert Burness Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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