Catherine Sorensen

31 January 1898–April 1986 (Age 88)
Kaneville, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Sorensen was born on 31 January 1898, in Kaneville, Kane, Illinois, United States, her father, Christian Sorensen, was 32 and her mother, Anna Christianson, was 32. She married Merrill Coselman in 1920, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Bristol Township, Kendall, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in April 1986, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Oswego Township, Kendall, Illinois, United States.

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Merrill Coselman
Catherine Sorensen
Marriage: 1920
Josephine Caselman

Spouse and Children

Illinois, United States


    Josephine Caselman


Parents and Siblings

    Christian Sorensen


    Anna Christianson




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

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

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 (3)

  • Catherine Caselman in household of Merril Caselman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie Sorenson in household of Chris Sorenson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catherine Coselman in household of Merrel Coselman, "United States Census, 1930"

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