Søren Christophersen

5 March 1819–29 December 1894 (Age 75)
Sørbymagle, Antvorskov, Denmark

The Life Summary of Søren

When Søren Christophersen was born on 5 March 1819, in Sørbymagle, Antvorskov, Denmark, his father, Christopher Hansen, was 33 and his mother, Marie Kirstine Svensdatter, was 27. He married Ane Nielsdatter on 27 May 1842, in Sørbymagle, Antvorskov, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1856 and lived in Sørbymagle, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 29 December 1894, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Søren Christophersen
Ane Bergithe Stech
Marriage: 5 November 1866
Neils Jensen
Maria Sophia Jensen
Hans Hansen Christofferson
Christianna Wilhelmina Hansen
Serena Christopherson Hansen
Enoch Elijah Christofferson
Ellen Annette Hansen
William Christopherson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 10
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Wilhelm, Gerhart, Ilse, Kurt.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christopher . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the most common Norwegian (and also Danish) form Kristoffersen. Compare Christoffersen and Christopherson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Soren Christofferson Hansen, Manti Citizen

    HANSEN, SOREN CHRISTOFFERSON, deceased, was one of the representative citizens of Manti. He was born in Denmark, March 5, 1819. In 1850 he came to Utah and located at Brigham City. In 1858 he came to …

    Sources (60)

    • Soren Christofferson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Soren Christopherson in entry for William Christopherson and Margaret Gardner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Soren Christopherson in entry for William Christopherson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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