Dora Nielsen Sorensen


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Dora Nielsen Sorensen.


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Dora Nielsen Sorensen (1875-1947) holding her only child, Norman, at his baptism in 1895. Dora was one of six children born to Hans Peter Nielsen and Anna Marguerite Jensen after they immigrated to the Avoca, Iowa, area from Vedsted in Jutland just before Dora’s birth. She married Martin Sorensen. Norman served in the U.S. Army during WWI and later farmed west of Exira.


  • Photograph courtesy of grand-niece Betty Elwell.


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