Norwegians
of Dodge &
Olmsted,
Minnesota

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Community, circa 1854-1925
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Nels Johannesen (Johnson) Sorum

Male 1858 -


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  • Name Nels Johannesen (Johnson) Sorum  [1, 2
    Born 29 Mar 1858  Carrolton Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography 1884 
    Census 1900  Webster, Day County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I633  Dodge and Olmsted Minnesota Norwegian-Americans
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2014 

    Father John (Johannes) Nielsen (Nelsen) (Nelson) Sorum (Sorheim) (Sørum),   b. 26 Jan 1827, Sørum, Luster Prestegjeld, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1908, Dodge County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Britha (Betsey) Guttormsdatter (Gutturmson) Langeteig,   b. 7 Aug 1836, Langeteig, Tiugum Sogn, Leganger Prestegjeld, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1915, Lima Township, Cass County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1857  Koshkonong, Dane County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Berith (Beret) (Betsey) Ingebretsdatter (Tostenson) Haugen,   b. 06 Mar 1861, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Feb 1882  Mantorville, Dodge County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Julia Bertha Sorum,   b. Abt 1882, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bismark Eugene Sorum,   b. 19 Feb 1886, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1946  (Age 59 years)
     3. Sophus Conrad Sorum,   b. 10 Mar 1897, Canisteo Township, Dodge County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1949, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Edith Victoria Sorum,   b. 5 Dec 1899, Day County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Quin Sorum,   b. 12 Sep 1903, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Kermit Sorum,   b. 12 Sep 1903, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 15:35:53 
    Family ID F428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Mar 1858 - Carrolton Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1882 - Mantorville, Dodge County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Webster, Day County, South Dakota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] The County of Dodge, Minnesota 1905: Topographical, Historical, Pictorial, Miscellaneous., (St. Paul: R. L. Polk & Co., 1905).

    2. [S82] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (online), LDS.