Sonya Elaine Rausch

12 March 1948–23 April 1969 (Age 21)
McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Sonya Elaine

When Sonya Elaine Rausch was born on 12 March 1948, her father, Carl Arthur Rausch, was 34 and her mother, Alice Marie Sjogren, was 32. She died on 23 April 1969, at the age of 21, and was buried in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1949 · NATO is Established
Age 1
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Age 6
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 7
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for a noisy person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German rūschen ‘to make a noise’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, from Middle High German rusch(e) ‘reed’.

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

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  • Sonya E Rausch Christy, "Find A Grave Index"

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