Elizabeth Sophia Sorensen

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Sophia

When Elizabeth Sophia Sorensen was born on 17 February 1854, in Sankt Povls, Korsør, Denmark, her father, Jens Sørensen, was 25 and her mother, Hedevig Medea Lønge, was 23. She married Ole Ingwald Gulbransen on 30 October 1888, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1910 and Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 20 September 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Ingwald Gulbransen
Elizabeth Sophia Sorensen
Marriage: 30 October 1888
Elizabeth Margaret Gulbransen
Hazel Media Emily Gulbransen
William James Goldbrandsen
Margaret Wilhelmina Gulbransen

Sources (21)

  • Elisabet Sophie Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth S Sorensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Elizabeth Sorensen Gulbransen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1856: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

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.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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Elisabeth Sophia Sorensen

Elizabeth's sister, Margaret, had come to the US before Elizabeth. They came from Denmark, near Copenhagen. Their father was quite rich and owned a lot of land, but he liked to gamble and lost every …

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