28 October 1890–20 February 1963 (Age 72)
Leavitt Township, Oceana, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of LORETTA IRENE

When LORETTA IRENE SORTOR was born on 28 October 1890, in Leavitt Township, Oceana, Michigan, United States, her father, Isaac C. Sorter, was 29 and her mother, Mary Edith Blodget, was 28. She married James Clifford Carpenter on 28 August 1908, in Hart, Oceana, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Beaver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Sherman Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 20 February 1963, in Walkerville, Oceana, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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James Clifford Carpenter
Marriage: 28 August 1908
Howard Winfield Carpenter
Floyd Isaac Carpenter
Lloyd Carpenter
Clifford Carpenter
Joyce Loretta Carpenter
Juna Helen Carpenter
Russel Carpenter
Anna Bell Carpenter
Boyd Merlon Carpenter

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company
Age 13
"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 20
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

See Sorter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (20)

  • Loretta Carpenter in household of Jimmie Carpenter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Loratta Sorton in household of Isaac Sorton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Loretta Carpenter in household of Jimmie Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"

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