Harris Waldenar Sorensen

11 May 1909–7 February 1975 (Age 65)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Harris Waldenar

When Harris Waldenar Sorensen was born on 11 May 1909, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Walter Sorensen, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Elvira Christensen, was 24. He married Christina Marie Munson on 9 January 1950, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1960. He died on 7 February 1975, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harris Waldenar Sorensen
Christina Marie Munson
Marriage: 9 January 1950
Grant Harris Sorenson
Dale Walter Sorensen

Spouse and Children

9 January 1950
Bonneville, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.

Age 18

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harris Waldemar Sorenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Harris Waldermar Sorenson in household of Waldermar Sorenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Harris W Sorensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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