Ernest Sorensen

California, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Sorensen was born in 1893, in California, United States, his father, Samuel B Sorensen, was 29 and his mother, Marie Nickelson, was 26. He lived in Livermore, Alameda, California, United States in 1900 and Murray Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Samuel B Sorensen
Marie Nickelson
Louisa S Sorensen
Lillie Sorenson
Annie Sorenson
Willie Sorensen
Ernest Sorensen
Ada P Sorensen
Abbie Sorensen
Ines Sorensen
Augusta Sorenson
Helen Sorensen

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel B Sorensen


    Marie Nickelson




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (2)

  • Earnest Sorenson in household of Soren Sorenson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ernest Sorensen in household of Samuel B Sorensen, "United States Census, 1910"

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