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Capt. Emil SORENSEN
Alvilde E. CHRISTENSEN
Husband:  Emil SØRENSEN / SORENSEN
Birth:  16 Jan 1882, DK
Death:  11 Dec 1962, Alameda Co., CA
Last Residence:  835 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro, Alameda Co., CA
Transhumance:  1901, to America
Naturalization:  1908
Occupation:  mariner, stevedore
Father:  Mr. SØRENSEN of DK
Mother:  Ms. RASUSSEN [RASMUSSEN?] of DK
Marriage:
Wife:  Alvilde / Alvilda E. CHRISTENSEN
Birth:  8 Jun 1882, NO
Death:  18 Jun 1977, Alameda Co., CA
Last Residence:  San Leandro, Alameda Co., CA
Transhumance:  1889, to America
Naturalization:  1900
Brother:  Henry M. CHRISTENSEN, b. 25 Jun 1889; d. 21 Apr 1964, NY
Other Spouse:  m1. 1898/9, CA, Peter Jensen MATTHIESEN
Parents:  born in NO
Adopted Child of Alvilde (CHRISTENSEN) MATTHIESEN:
1.  Blanche E. Marie MATTHIESEN-SORENSEN, b. 1900/1, Vallejo, Solano Co., CA
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; Denmark, Danmark; Norway, Norge, Noreg; USA, United States, California, New York

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  In 1910, there are ten Emil SORENSENs/SORENSONs born in Denmark, but none is obviously our subject.

3.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 43):  1115 Maddison St., Oakland City (Pct. 152), Brooklyn Twp., Alameda Co., CA, Roll T625_89, p. 235B, SN 3B, SD 5, ED 97, enumerated 3 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 1115 50 121 Sorenson Emil Head R M W 38 M 1901 Na 1908   Y Y DK Dan DK Dan DK Dan Y Mariner Steamship W
      ________ Alvilda E Wife   F W 35 M 1889 Na 1900   Y Y NO Nor NO Nor NO Nor Y None    
      Maddison Blanche E M Step-Dau   F W 19 S       N Y Y CA   DK Dan NO Nor Y Stenographer Auto Access Co W
*Maddison St
Blanche MATTHIESEN is Alvilda's daughter from her prior marriage to Peter MATTHIESEN.

4.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15 of 25):  1413 Mitchell St., Oakland City, Brooklyn Twp., Alameda Co., CA, Roll 107, p. 8A, SN 8A, Ed 1-172, SD 8, enumerated 10 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 1413 188 233 Sorensen Emil Head O $5000 M W 47 M 31 N Y DK DK DK Dan 1901 Na Y Stevedore Water Front W Y N
      ________ Avilde Wife     F W 46 M 30 N Y NO NO NO Nor 1903 Na Y None        
*Mitchell St

5.  CADI:  California Death Index, 1940-1997 (online at RootsWeb.com and Ancestry.com):
Last
Name
First
Name
Middle Birth Date Mother
Maiden
Sex Birth
Place
Death Place
(County)
Death Date SSN Age Post-em
SORENSEN Emil   01/16/1882 RASUSSEN M Delaware Alameda (60) 12/11/1962 565-09-2159 80 -
SORENSEN Alvilde E 06/08/1883   F Rest (Other) Alameda (01) 06/18/1977 565-09-2159 94 -

6.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued Post-em
Emil SORENSEN 16 Jan 1882 Dec 1962 (California) 565-09-2159 CA No
Alvilde SORENSEN 08 Jun 1881 Jun 1977 94577 (San Leandro, Alameda, CA) 561-78-3880 CA No
Henry CHRISTIANSEN 25 Jun 1889 Apr 1964 (California) 558-03-4425 CA No

7a.  Anon.  Thursday, 13 Dec 1962.  "Deaths: Capt. Emil SORENSEN." Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 53D (online at Ancestry.com):
SORENSEN, Capt. Emil, of 835 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, December 11, 1962, beloved husband of Alvilde Sorensen, loving father of Mrs. Blanche M. Steinmeyer of San Leandro.  A member of Golden Gate Lodge No. 30, F. & A. M. of San Francisco.  A native of Denmark, aged 80 years.

Friendsare invited to attend services at the Santos Robinson Mortuary 160 Estudillo Avenue, San Leandro, Friday, December 14, at 1 p.m., under the auspices of Golden Gate Lodg No. 30, F. & A. M.  Entombment Mountain View Mausoleum...

7b.  Anon.  Thursday, 30 Apr 1964.  "Deaths: Henry M. CHRISTENSEN." Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 36D (online at Ancestry.com):
CHRISTENSEN, Henry M., sudenly (sic), in New York, April 21, 1964, beloved brother of Alvilde Sorensen of San Leandro, uncle of Mrs Blanche M Steinmeyer of San Leandro and Mrs. Earline Cox of Concord and Norman Christensen of Oakland, brother-in-law of Mrs Earl Christensen.  A member of IL W.U? No. 13 of Wilmington and Senior Citizens of Long Beach.  A native of California, age 73 years.

Friends are invited to attend services at the SANTOS ROBINSON MORTUARY, 160 Est?dillo Avenue, San Leandro, Friday, May 1, at 1:30 p.m. Entombment, Mountain View Mausoleum, Oakland...

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