Christina Sorensdatter

9 April 1843–15 July 1927 (Age 84)
Vig, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Sorensdatter was born on 9 April 1843, in Vig, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Søren Hansen, was 32 and her mother, Ane Jensdatter, was 29. She married Michael Juel Schow on 30 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Vig, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark for about 5 years and Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 15 July 1927, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Juel Schow
Christina Sorensdatter
Marriage: 30 January 1868
Minnie Moretta Schow
James Peter Schow
Lucy Lenora Schow
Ida Christina Schow
Ira Michael Schow
Annetta Schow
William Nels Schow
Ephraim Soren Schow
Elmer Carlos Schow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 8
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Simplified form of Latin Christiana, feminine form of Christianus ( see Christian ), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin ‘Christian’ (Old English christen, from Latin).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight


    Skilled seamstress. Cross the plains in 1862. Her mother and two elder sisters died enroute. Made the first U.S. flag for Mantua town, Utah, entirely hand sewn. Died at 84 of ceberal hemorrhage, accor …

    Sources (54)

    • Christine Schow in household of Michael J Schow, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Christine Hansen in entry for Minie Schow Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mina Sørensdatter in household of Søren Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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