Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber (1868 - 1953)

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Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber
1868 - 1953
Born
November 8, 1868
Pierce Hill in Plymouth, Pennsylvania United States
Death
September 10, 1953
Parker Hill in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania United States 18655
Last Known Residence
Parker Hill in Shickshinny, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania United States 18655
Summary
Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber was born on November 8, 1868 at Pierce Hill, Plymouth, Pennsylvania. She was born into the Seddon family and married into the Sorber family. She was born to Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon and Henry John Seddon, with siblings Mathew, John, and Margaret. According to her family tree, Anna was mother to 1 child. Anna's partner was Reuben A Sorber, and they gave birth to Myrtle S (Sorber) Hontz. Anna died on September 10, 1953 at Parker Hill, Shickshinny, Pennsylvania at 84 years old.
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Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber
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Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber
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Parker Hill in Shickshinny, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania United States 18655
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Anna Sorber was born on at Pierce Hill in Plymouth, Pennsylvania United States
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Anna Sorber died on at Parker Hill in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania United States 18655
Death
Anna Sorber was born on at Pierce Hill in Plymouth, Pennsylvania United States
Anna Sorber died on at Parker Hill in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania United States 18655
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Death
Arteriosclerosis, Cardiac failure
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at Slocum Cemetery in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania United States
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Anna's mother came from Ayrshire, Scotland, and her father came from Yorkshire, England

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Anna was born in Plymouth, PA and lived there most her life. Her final years were spent living in Shickshinny, PA.
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Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber, mother to 1 child, died on September 10, 1953 at Parker Hill, Shickshinny, Pennsylvania at 84 years of age. She was buried in Slocum Cemetery, Pennsylvania. Anna was born on November 8, 1868 at Pierce Hill, Plymouth, Pennsylvania. She was born to Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon and Henry John Seddon, with siblings Mathew, John, and Margaret. According to her family tree, Anna's partner was Reuben A Sorber, and they gave birth to Myrtle S (Sorber) Hontz.

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In 1868, in the year that Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber was born, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

In 1888, at the age of 20 years old, Anna was alive when on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1898, by the time she was 30 years old, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1911, she was 43 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1953, in the year of Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber's passing, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

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