- Birth Date
- 30 November 1844
- Death Date
- 18 July 1916
He traveled with his sister Karen Marie Sorensen and her child Hansine to America. Hansine died aboard the ship Monarch of the Sea on 25 May 1864.
More research is needed to confirm his date of birth as secondary sources conflict. At this time, birth date listed reflects data from his death certificate and family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org. It appears that he went by "Solen," later in life.
- Age at Departure: 19
- 1900 United States Federal Census.
- “Captain William B. Preston Company (first ox train), manifest, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 395.