Luther Luke Sorrell

Male1 April 1922–30 September 2018

Brief Life History of Luther Luke

When Luther Luke Sorrell was born on 1 April 1922, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Manley Eugene Sorrell, was 33 and his mother, Myrtle Nellie Lambert, was 31. He lived in Civil District 11, Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 30 September 2018, at the age of 96, and was buried in Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Manley Eugene Sorrell
Myrtle Nellie Lambert
Hattie Lou Ella Sorrell
Lambert V Sorrell
Ned Leon Sorrell
Lillian Lorraine Sorrell
Lon Earl Sorrell
Luther Luke Sorrell
Lewis Gordon Sorrell
James Issac Sorrell

Sources (7)

  • Luther Sorrell in household of Eugne M Lorrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luther Sorrell, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Luther Luke Sorrell, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 9

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Essex): nickname for someone with reddish-brown hair, from Middle English and Old French sorel ‘reddish-brown, chestnut-colored’ (see Sorel ).

Altered form of French Canadian Sorel 2 and, in some cases, possibly also of French Sorel 1, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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