Louis B Sours

Male26 June 1881–7 July 1948

Brief Life History of Louis B

When Louis B Sours was born on 26 June 1881, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Samuel Louis Sours, was 36 and his mother, Mary A. Rice, was 21. He married Mary Albertina Grip on 30 August 1902, in Riverside, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920 and Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 July 1948, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Louis B Sours
Mary Albertina Grip
Marriage: 30 August 1902
Hilburt Marion Sours
Mary Eva Sours
Ray L Sours

Sources (19)

  • Lewis Sours, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis A Jones, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Louis Burton Sours, „United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942“

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1902Riverside, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1893: Riverside, California, United States

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 19

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Middle English sour ‘sour, tart’, used as a nickname for a sour-tempered, sharp-tongued person.

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

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