- Birth Date
- 16 November 1816
- Death Date
- 10 January 1891
Maren Pedersdotter Johnson Sorrensen
Mother of Jacob Johnson and Christen Jensen and widow of Jens Andersen. She married Jens Christian Sorrenson in Denmark and the family crossed the Atlantic on the ship John J, Boyd (12 December 1855-15 February 1856.) In the 1860 Utah census she is Mary Sorrenson of Weber County, Utah. The obituaries of her son Jacob incorrectly says they immigrated to Utah in 1854. At the time of her death her surname was Smith; she is buried in the Spring City Cemetery, Sanpete County, Utah.
- Age at Departure: 39
- 1860 Utah Census, Weber County.
- "Former Jurist Congressman Answers Call," Deseret News, 17 Aug. 1925.
- Genealogy and Family Pioneer History. Mount Pleasant Historical Association
- Improvement Era , vol. 28, p. 1195-96.
- "Judge Jacob Johnson Dies at Home in Salt Lake City," Mt. Pleasant Pyramid, 21 Aug. 1925, 1.
- "Noted Sanpete Citizen Dies in Salt Lake," Manti Messenger, 21 Aug. 1925, 1.