Sophia Christina Sorensen

15 May 1848–29 June 1913 (Age 65)
Rodskov, Hornslet, Kalø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Sophia Christina

When Sophia Christina Sorensen was born on 15 May 1848, in Rodskov, Hornslet, Kalø, Denmark, her father, Søren Moller Jensen, was 45 and her mother, Ane Kirstine Rasmusdatter, was 44. She married Andrew Nelson Sr on 28 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 29 June 1913, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Nelson Sr
Sophia Christina Sorensen
Marriage: 28 March 1868
Sophus Nelson
Maria Mette Nelson
Oscar Nelson
Thorvald Victor Nelson
Fanny Elfreda Nelson
Guy Martin Nelson
Frances Myrtle Nelson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 2
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 18
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Sources (27)

    • Sophie Nelson in household of Thorvald Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Sophia Miller in entry for Maria M. Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sophia Nelson in household of Andrew Nelson, "United States Census, 1900"

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