Joyce Marjorie Sorenson

23 February 1922–4 July 2008 (Age 86)
Scobey, Daniels, Montana, United States

The Life of Joyce Marjorie

When Joyce Marjorie Sorenson was born on 23 February 1922, in Scobey, Daniels, Montana, United States, her father, Edward Rudolph Sorenson, was 23 and her mother, Ruth Amanda Hartman, was 16. She had at least 1 daughter with Francis Leon Campbell. She died on 4 July 2008, in Lakewood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cypress, Orange, California, United States.

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Francis Leon Campbell
Joyce Marjorie Sorenson
Catherine Colleen Campbell

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 11

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Sørensen ( see Sorensen ) or the Swedish cognate Sörensson.2 Jewish (northeastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sore (from the Hebrew female personal name Sara ‘princess’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joyce Marjorie Sorenson in household of Ruth Amanda Hartman Sorenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joyce Marjorie Sorenson in household of Edward Rudolph Sorenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joyce Marjorie Sorenson in entry for Betty Irene Campbell, "Washington Birth Records, 1869-1950"

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