Evelyn Madsen

12 April 1873–15 November 1942 (Age 69)
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Evelyn

When Evelyn Madsen was born on 12 April 1873, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Jorgen Madsen, was 23 and her mother, Johanna Josephine Andersen, was 20. She married Chreston William Sorensen on 24 June 1891, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 15 November 1942, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chreston William Sorensen
1863–1960
Evelyn Madsen
1873–1942
Marriage: 24 June 1891
Luella Sorensen
1892–1897
Ruby Venice Sorensen
1896–1971
Clayton William Sorensen
1908–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1891Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .English: variant of Madson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Matthew
    Madson

    Sources (23)

    • Eva Madsen in entry for Clayton William Sorensen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Eva M Sorenson in household of C. Wm. Sorenson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Eva Madsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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