Marion Frances Sorensen

14 June 1906–16 January 1987 (Age 80)
Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Marion Frances

When Marion Frances Sorensen was born on 14 June 1906, in Butterfield, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States, her father, Neal Christian Sorensen, was 31 and her mother, Frances Giangiana Sorensen, was 30. She married Earl L. Kent on 2 September 1923, in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Carrington, Foster, North Dakota, United States in 1935 and Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1987, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl L. Kent
Marion Frances Sorensen
Marriage: 2 September 1923
Earl LeRoy Kent Jr
Robert N. Kent
June Beverly Kent
Russell Kent

Spouse and Children

2 September 1923
Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Earl Sorensen




    Paul M Sorrensen



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 8

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marian F Sorensen in household of Neal C Sorensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marion F Sorrensen in household of Neal C Sorrensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Kent in household of Earl L Kent, "United States Census, 1940"

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