Carl Victor Sonnie

1899–1968 (Age 69)
Gallitzin, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carl Victor

When Carl Victor Sonnie was born on 19 February 1899, in Gallitzin, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Nilsson Sonnie, was 50 and his mother, Bothilda Olson, was 37. He died on 4 March 1968, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Photos & Memories (9)

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Family Time Line

Johannes Nilsson Sonnie
Bothilda Olson
Annie Sonnie
Axel Sonnie
Ernest Sonnie
Olga Sonnie
Hattie Alfreda Sonnie
Emil Walter Sonnie
Gustva William "Slim" Sonnie
Alma Caroline SONNIE
Carl Victor Sonnie
Helena "Helen" Teresa Sonnie

Parents & Siblings

  • Johannes Nilsson Sonnie


  • Bothilda Olson




  • Annie Sonnie


  • Axel Sonnie


  • Ernest Sonnie


  • Olga Sonnie


  • Female1888–1958Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

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

Scottish: nickname for a handsome person, from Scots bonnie ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

School attended by Allan, Victor and Helen Sonnie

The Diamond Valley school, opened in 1911 and was attended by the 3 youngest of the Sonnie children, Allan, Victor and Helen; they were among the first 15 students to attend the new school. It is int …

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Sonnie, "BillionGraves Index"
  • 1900 United States Federal Census
  • 1906 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta

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