Roy Mitchell Sorensen

25 January 1902–11 June 1959 (Age 57)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Roy Mitchell

When Roy Mitchell Sorensen was born on 25 January 1902, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Soren Michael Sorensen, was 34 and his mother, Carline Julia Jespersen, was 32. He married Ethel Giles on 4 April 1930, in Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 1, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 June 1959, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Mitchell Sorensen
Ethel Giles
Marriage: 4 April 1930
Donna Larae Sorenson
Marlene Mae Sorensen
Darrell Keith Sorensen
Merrill Lee Sorensen

Spouse and Children

4 April 1930
Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States


    Donna Larae Sorenson


    Marlene Mae Sorensen



    Merrill Lee Sorensen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 7

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 16

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy M Sorensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Roy Mitchell Sorenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ray Mitchell Sorenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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