She is widowed and living with her parents' at the time of the 1900 Census. She states that she is the mother of 5 living children. They are not included in this census listing. She is enumerated with her maiden name.
Her death record gives her middle name as Ellen, which explains why William and Ellen's daughter "Ellen" was listed in the 1860 Census but not in the 1870 Census.
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3L3-ZMR : accessed 24 February 2020), Sophia Marriott in household of Wm E Marriott, Justice Precinct 5 (east part) Wylie town, Collin, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 17, sheet 3B, family 53, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,621.
↑ "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KS17-J3X : 13 March 2018), Sophia Ellen Christensen, 06 Apr 1945; citing certificate number 18855, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,137,916.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFFB-RW2 : 15 July 2017), Sophire Mariott in household of Wm E Marriott, Precinct 5, Collin, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 26, sheet 231B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,296.
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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 (beta) of DNA with Sophia: