Soren Iverson

Male5 January 1825–21 March 1895

Brief Life History of Soren

When Soren Iverson was born on 5 January 1825, in Rands, Gårslev, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Iver Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Karin Povelsdatter, was 27. He married Caroline Mogensen on 21 April 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 March 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Soren Iverson
Caroline Mogensen
Marriage: 21 April 1855
Joseph Moroni Iverson
Peter Iverson
Caroline Christine Iverson
Samuel Peter Iverson
John Israel Iverson
Heber Charles Iverson
Emma Larsena Iverson
James Franklin Iverson
Louis Ephraim Iverson
Harriett Eliza Iverson
Moroni Carlos Iverson

Sources (72)

  • Soren Iverson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Soren in entry for Jos Moroni Iverson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • S Iverson, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 4

    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.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Erik, Hjalmer, Lars, Selmer, Thor, Evald, Gunner, Helmer, Ingman, Jarl, Joneen.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Iversen and of Swedish Ivarsson (see Ivarson ), all cognates of 2 below.

    English (Kent and London): patronymic from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Alternatively, the name might be a patronymic from the Welsh male personal name Ifor, itself from British Celtic Iūdomāros ‘lord’ + ‘great’, but if so, it is not clear that it survives today.

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

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