Soren Christiansen Berthelsen

11 August 1844–18 May 1912 (Age 67)
Tvilum, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Soren Christiansen

When Soren Christiansen Berthelsen was born on 11 August 1844, in Tvilum, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Christian Bertelsen, was 32 and his mother, Ane Sørensdatter, was 23. He married Marianne Sorensen in May 1865. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 18 May 1912, in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Soren Christiansen Berthelsen
Josephine Echols
Marriage: 15 October 1884
John Birtleson
Mary Birtleson
Mary Jane Berthelson
Soren Christian Berthelson Jr.
John Lewis Berthelson
Annie May Berthelson
Peter Berthelson
Della Berthelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1861: Conejos, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Conejos, Colorado, United States
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Einer, Maren, Viggo.Danish and Norwegian: variant of Bertelsen .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Jens & Soren Berthelson

    Sources (25)

    • Søren Christian Christiansen in household of Christian Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Soren Christiansen in household of Christian Bertelsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Soren Christian Berthelson - Church record: birth-name: Søren Christian Berthelsen

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