Alma Sonne

5 March 1884–27 November 1977 (Age 93)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Sonne was born on 5 March 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Christian Christensen Sonne, was 31 and his mother, Lise Christiansdatter, was 34. He married Geneva Alice Ballantyne on 15 May 1912, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 November 1977, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Sonne
Geneva Alice Ballantyne
Marriage: 15 May 1912
Richard Ballantyne Sonne
Faye Ballantyne Sonne
Conway Ballantyne Sonne
Alma Ballantyne Sonne
Norman Lee Ballantyne Sonne
(Stillborn) Sonne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1912Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 7
    The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 25
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Rudi, Uwe. Scandinavian Erik, Niels.German: from Middle German sonne, sunne ‘sun’, either a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a sun, or a topographic name from a field name.Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Sonne ‘sun’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Cloyd Dale Wilde, by Susie Louisa Egbert Wilde (ca. 1968)

    Cloyd Dale Wilde was born in Mink Creek, to Oscar and Martha Wilde April 8, 1918 in a little house on the ranch of Urias Keller. He was blessed on June 2, 1918, by Torvel Keller. He attended grade s …

    Sources (42)

    • Alma Sonne in entry for Say Ballantyne Sonne, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Alma Sonne, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alma Sonne in entry for Richard Ballantyne Sonne and Norma Hanson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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