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Sophia Sorensen

Sophia was born as Maren Sophie Sorensen in Saerlose, Denmark.  She came on the ship, Emerald Isle, in 1868 as Sophie with her father Soren. On the company's roster she was known as Mette S. Sorensen.  According to the Salt Lake Semi-weekly Telegraph, her death name was recorded as Sophia.

Companies

Fred C. Anderson Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 16

Sources

  • "Correspondence," Deseret Evening News, 19 Oct. 1868, p. 2

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Anderson, F. C., [Letter], in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5 Oct. 1868, 1.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Parish Register of Saerlose, Roskilde, Denmark. 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Salt Lake Semi-Weekly Telegraph, 29 Oct. 1868
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah