Alice Jean Sorenson

Female14 November 1923–

Brief Life History of Alice Jean

When Alice Jean Sorenson was born on 14 November 1923, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Clifford Sorenson, was 31 and her mother, Alice Hill, was 23. She lived in Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1930.

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William Clifford Sorenson
Alice Hill
Alice Jean Sorenson
Wendell C Sorenson
Joanne Sorenson

Sources (3)

  • Alice J Sorenson in household of W Clifford Sorenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice J Sorenson, "Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924"
  • Alice Jean Sorenson, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 32

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Nils, Helmer, Sig, Thor, Iver, Kerstin, Kjeld, Knute, Ove.

Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Sørensen (see Sorensen ) or of the Swedish cognate Sörensson and its very rare variant Sörenson.

Jewish (northeastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sore (from the Hebrew female name Sara ‘princess’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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