- Birth Date
- 19 March 1803
- Death Date
- 15 April 1896
His birth date is confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone and the "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, which also confirms his death date.
Soren, his wife Christiana and their family crossed the Atlantic on the ship John J. Boyd arriving in New York on 15 February 1856.
The obituary of their daughter Teany Thomas says they crossed the plains with a handcart company in 1856. They may have come with the 1856 Canute Petersen Company, but additional research is needed to confirm the name of the company with which they traveled.
- Age at Departure: 52
- Head of Household