Christian Marinus Sorensen

Photo added by Christine Braithwaite

Christian Marinus Sorensen

  • Birth 19 May 1882 Denmark
  • Death 1937 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Dunning, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 41543798

Christian was a wonderful tailor by trade from Denmark. He came to United States in 1903 with his sweetheart, Anna Jakobsen. They married and settled in Iowa and had six children. They later moved to Minnesota and had one more child. Christian could not hold onto a job because of alcohol. He left his young family in Minnesota in 1921. He died on a park bench in Chicago and was buried in Potter's Field Cemetery. His son, James, was the only child who continued to call him 'father'.


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  • Created by: Christine Braithwaite
  • Added: 4 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41543798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian Marinus Sorensen (19 May 1882–1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41543798, citing Read Dunning Memorial Park, Dunning, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Christine Braithwaite (contributor 47134498) .