Dorothea Sophia Louise Voss

24 November 1808–after 1857 (Age 48)
Pumptow, Pyritz, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Dorothea Sophia Louise

When Dorothea Sophia Louise Voss was born on 24 November 1808, in Pumptow, Pyritz, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, her father, Johann Christoph Dietrich Voss, was 33 and her mother, Marie Deue, was 31. She married Karl Friedrich Sommerkorn on 14 November 1825, in Pyritz, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Portland, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died after 1857, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Karl Friedrich Sommerkorn
Dorothea Sophia Louise Voss
Marriage: 14 November 1825
August Wilhelm Sommerkorn
Carl Freidrich Sommerkorn
Christine Wilhelmine Friederike Sommerkorn
Ernestine Wilhelmine Sommerkorn

Spouse and Children

14 November 1825
Pyritz, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany



    Carl Freidrich Sommerkorn


    Christine Wilhelmine Friederike Sommerkorn


    Ernestine Wilhelmine Sommerkorn


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 5

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Fosse .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Louise Sumercorn in household of Chas Sumercorn, "United States Census, 1860"

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