Dorthe Eriksdatter

29 May 1823–30 August 1900 (Age 77)
Fårevejle, Dragsholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Dorthe

When Dorthe Eriksdatter was born on 29 May 1823, in Fårevejle, Dragsholm, Denmark, her father, Erik Larsen, was 29 and her mother, Karen Madsdatter, was 24. She married William Ove Anderson in 1855, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 30 August 1900, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ove Anderson
Dorthe Eriksdatter
Marriage: 1855
Marie Dorotha Andersen
Olivia Frances Anderson
Alma Gilbert Anderson
Henry Albert Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1855Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Story Highlight

    William O Anderson Translated from “Morgenstjernen” of Jan. 1, 1884

    I was born Dec 23, 1826, in Copenhagen, Denmark. My parents were members of the Lutheran Church and my father Hans Anderson, died when I was six years old, wherefore my mother, Magdalene Sophia Rab …

    Sources (22)

    • Dorthea Eriksater in household of Erik Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Elsie Erickson in entry for John S Chadwick and Sophia Workman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Dorthy Errickson in entry for Marie Dorthy Richardson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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