Blanche Anna Sorley

15 November 1888–5 May 1954 (Age 65)
Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Blanche Anna

When Blanche Anna Sorley was born on 15 November 1888, in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, her father, John A Jacobson Sorley, was 29 and her mother, Catharine 'Katie' Schouweiler, was 23. She married Luke Elcock Morgan on 22 September 1913, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 5 May 1954, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Luke Elcock Morgan
1884–1965
Blanche Anna Sorley
1888–1954
Marriage: 22 September 1913
John Elcock Morgan
1914–1942
Mary Margaret Morgan
1917–2001
Stephan William Morgan
1918–1949
Catherine Elizabeth Morgan
1920–1967
Helen Louise Morgan
1922–2004
Luke Elcock Morgan
1923–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1913
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
children

(6)

    John Elcock Morgan

    Male1914–1942Male

    Mary Margaret Morgan

    Female1917–2001Female

    Male1918–1949Male

    Female1920–1967Female

    Helen Louise Morgan

    Female1922–2004Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1888–1954Female

    Edna E Sorley

    Female1896–1897Female

    Monica Sorley

    Female1898–1977Female

World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 1

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Curley .2 English: habitational name from Corley in Warwickshire or Coreley in Shropshire, both named with Old English corna, a metathesized form of crona, genitive plural of cron, cran ‘crane’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Blanche A Sorley in household of John A Sorley, "United States Census, 1910"

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