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
1800–1868
Dorothea Sophia Louise Voss
1808–1857
Marriage: 14 November 1825
August Wilhelm Sommerkorn
1826–1872
Carl Freidrich Sommerkorn
1829–1922
Christine Wilhelmine Friederike Sommerkorn
1834–1921
Ernestine Wilhelmine Sommerkorn
1837–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1825
Pyritz, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany
children

(4)

    Male1826–1872Male

    Carl Freidrich Sommerkorn

    Male1829–1922Male

    Christine Wilhelmine Friederike Sommerkorn

    Female1834–1921Female

    Ernestine Wilhelmine Sommerkorn

    Female1837–1875Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1812

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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