Soren Sorensen

14 October 1817–23 June 1881 (Age 63)
Harte, Harte, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Soren

When Soren Sorensen was born on 14 October 1817, in Harte, Harte, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Søren Hansen, was 50 and his mother, Karen Hansdatter, was 32. He married Catharine Carlsen on 4 May 1844, in Harte, Koldinghus, Denmark. He lived in Harte, Brusk, Vejle, Denmark in 1850. He died on 23 June 1881, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Soren Sorensen
Martha Larsen
Marriage: 31 January 1863
Anne Helene Sorensen
Andrew Soren Sorensen
Helena Cathrina Sorensen
Erastus Severn Sorensen
Hans Peter Sorensen
Martha Ann Sorensen
Marie Elizabeth Sorensen
Emma Serena Sorensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 1
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

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    A historical sketch of Soren Sorensen

    Soren Sorensen A historical sketch of Soren Sorensen The major portion of this history was made possible through the translation of terse notes found in an old account book belonging to Soren So …

    Sources (35)

    • Soren J Sorensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Soren Sorenson in entry for Martha A Christopherson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Soren Sorensen in household of George H Sorensen, "United States Census, 1880"

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