Hedvig Kerstine Sorensen

20 September 1838–24 February 1887 (Age 48)
Borregård, Overlade, Løgstør, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hedvig Kerstine

When Hedvig Kerstine Sorensen was born on 20 September 1838, in Borregård, Overlade, Løgstør, Nordjylland, Denmark, her father, Søren Pedersen, was 43 and her mother, Ane Kirstine Mathiasen, was 36. She married Christian Anderson on 13 February 1861, in Budolfi, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 February 1887, in Stone, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Anderson
Hedvig Kerstine Sorensen
Marriage: 13 February 1861
Christina Andersen
Anna Maria Anderson
Emma Anderson
Christian Anderson
Andrew Anderson
Hyrum Andersen
Hedvig Kerstine Anderson
Clara Ann Anderson
Joseph Anderson
Richard Arnold Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1861Budolfi, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 9
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 21
    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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    Story Highlight

    Hedvig Kerstine "Christiana" Sorensen Anderson (20 September 1838 – 24 February 1887)

    Born at Borregard, Bjornsholm, Aalborg, Denmark Daughter of Soren Pedersen and Anna Christina Mathiasen Married Christian Anderson, 13 Feb 1861, Aalborg, Hjorring, Denmark Children - Christina Ande …

    Sources (28)

    • 1838 Denmark Birth of Helvig Kerstine Sórensdatter daughter of Soren Pedersen & Ane Kirstine Mathiasen
    • 1870 United States Census for Hedvig Kerstine Sorensen Anderson in household of Christian Anderson
    • 1861 Denmark Marriage of Christian Anderson & Hedvig Kirstine Sorensdatter

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