Sophie immigrated to North Dakota onboard the SS Columbia, departing from Hamburg and arriving in New York on 27 April 1901. She was traveling in the company of her parents, Johann and Caroline Bierwagen, along with her siblings- Wilhelmine, Wilhelm, Ludwig, Julie, Daniel, and Friederike. 
Marriages and Children
Sophia married Daniel Roehl on 12 February 1902 in Hebron, North Dakota.
↑ 7.007.017.027.037.047.057.067.077.087.097.10 Art Flegel. Extended Relationships of the Kulm, Leipzig, Tarutino Communities in Bessarabia, Russia. (2005, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, NDSU Libraries, Fargo, ND, Repository - Carrie Lippincott) page 587
↑ 8.08.18.28.220.127.116.11.78.88.9 Family Search. United States Census, 1920" Dan Roehl, Township 136, Grant, North Dakota, United States; citing ED 76, sheet 8A, line 17, family 110, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1334; FHL microfilm 1,821,334.
↑ 9.09.19.29.39.4 GRHS. org. Members only file. New Leipzig Laufen (Baptism)
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Sophia by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Sophia: