Elaine Sorenson

16 January 1918–16 July 2005 (Age 87)
Axtell, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Elaine

When Elaine Sorenson was born on 16 January 1918, in Axtell, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Truman Lenoir Sorenson, was 23 and her mother, Anna Rolinda Jensen, was 23. She married Cloyd Harold Christenson on 29 December 1937, in Axtell, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She lived in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1920 and Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 16 July 2005, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Gunnison Cemetery, Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Cloyd Harold Christenson
Elaine Sorenson
Marriage: 29 December 1937

Spouse and Children

29 December 1937
Axtell, Sanpete, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 3

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Sørensen ( see Sorensen ) or the Swedish cognate Sörensson.2 Jewish (northeastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sore (from the Hebrew female personal name Sara ‘princess’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elaine Sorenson in household of Truman Lenoir Sorenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elaine Christensen in household of Cloyd H Christensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elaine Sorensen in household of Truman Sorensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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