Minnie Louise Wiese

Brief Life History of Minnie Louise

When Minnie Louise Wiese was born on 17 January 1914, in Iredell, Bosque, Texas, United States, her father, Wilhelm Carl Wiese, was 41 and her mother, Mathilda Charlotte Klostermann, was 36. She married Marion Alvin Sorenson on 6 January 1935, in Bosque, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Bosque, Texas, United States in 1940 and Bosque, Bosque, Texas, United States in 1950. She died on 23 November 2000, in Clifton, Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cranfills Gap, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Marion Alvin Sorenson
Minnie Louise Wiese
Marriage: 6 January 1935
Mina Faye Sorenson
James Marion Sorenson
Troy Kenneth Sorenson
Lee Roy Sorenson
Mary Nell Sorenson

Sources (16)

  • Minnie L Sorenson, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Minnie Wiese, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Minnie L Sorenson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Arno, Fritz, Gerhard, Manfred, Uwe, Bernhard, Friedrich, Gerhart.


topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’.

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

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