Martina Thompson

25 October 1859–26 November 1954 (Age 95)
Ulstrup, Ulstrup, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Martina

When Martina Thompson was born on 25 October 1859, in Ulstrup, Ulstrup, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Parley Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Inger Marie Madsen, was 40. She married Peter P Sorensen on 29 January 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 November 1954, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter P Sorensen
Martina Thompson
Marriage: 29 January 1880
Mary Martina Sorensen
Ethel Elinda Sorenson
Orson Peter Sorensen
Lawrence William Sorensen
Arno Woodruff Sorensen
Parley Reuben Sorensen
Lawrence Joseph Sorenson
Ruth Victoria Sorensen
William Moroni Sorensen
Violet Eliza Sorensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 27
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Martina Sorensen Dow Memories of Home

    MEMORIES OF HOME BY MARY (SORENSEN) DOW Father was over 6’ 3” in height and had black curly hair. He wore a mustache most of the time. Mother’s hair was light auburn and thin. Father was the mor …

    Sources (22)

    • Martina C Sorenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martina C Thompson in entry for Isaac J Stewart and Ethely Elinda Sorenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Martina Thompson in entry for Arno Woodruff Sorensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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