Ethel Melinda Sorensen

23 June 1911–20 July 2004 (Age 93)
American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ethel Melinda

When Ethel Melinda Sorensen was born on 23 June 1911, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, her father, James William Sorensen, was 26 and her mother, Hazel May Rudeen, was 16. She married Rulon Dick Salisbury Cooper on 31 March 1930, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 37 Cold Springs, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 20 July 2004, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Missoula, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rulon Dick Salisbury Cooper
1904–2002
Ethel Melinda Sorensen
1911–2004
Marriage: 31 March 1930
Patricia Lee COOPER
1935–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1930
Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(1)

    Patricia Lee COOPER

    Female1935–2010Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 8

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 26

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Ethel Malinda Sornsen Cooper in household of Rulon F. Cooper, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ethel Malinda Sorensen Cooper in household of Rulon Salsbury Cooper, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ethel Cooper in household of Rulan S Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"

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