Mae Anna Johanna Sorensen

1 May 1893–21 January 1979 (Age 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Mae Anna Johanna

When Mae Anna Johanna Sorensen was born on 1 May 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Hans Sorensen, was 31 and her mother, Anna Dorthea Hansen, was 34. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 21 January 1979, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Hans Sorensen
Anna Dorthea Hansen
Robert Hans Sorensen
Mae Anna Johanna Sorensen
Ulric Andrew Sorensen
Arthur Henry Sorensen
Edward Heber Sorensen
Alton Harry Sorensen

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state
Age 3
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 23
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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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Sources (14)

  • Mary Anne Johanne Sorensen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • Mae Anne Sorensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mae Anne Sorensen in household of Hans Sorensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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