Ane Kirstine Sorensen

Brief Life History of Ane Kirstine

When Ane Kirstine Sorensen was born on 27 June 1827, in Hald, Voer, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Laurs Sorensen, was 40 and her mother, Bendicte Rasmusdatter, was 32. She married Peder Christian Christensen on 8 May 1852, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1861 and lived in Fayette, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 9 April 1916, in Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christian Christensen
1830–1908
Ane Kirstine Sorensen
1827–1916
Marriage: 8 May 1852
Ane Bendina Christensen
1850–1869
Cecilia Marie Pedersdatter or Christensen
1852–1862
Jens Christian Christensen
1855–1865
Niels Christian Christensen
1857–1917
Larsine Berdine Christensen
1860–1933
Hyrum Christian Christensen
1865–1936
Peter Christensen
1869–1937

Sources (42)

  • Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ane Kirstine Larsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Anne K. Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (8)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

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

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.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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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Peter C. Christensen

Peter C. Christensen was born June 8, 1830 in Assa, Melholt, Hjorring, Denmark, to Christian Neilson and Maren Anderson. From early childhood he worked hard to help them. He married Ane Kirstine …

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