Sophia Whorlow (1889 - 1946)

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Ffield, Australia

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Ffield, Australia

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Father: Hayman George Whorlow
Mother: Mary Williams Whorlow

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1889 - In the year that Sophia Whorlow was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

1893 - At the age of just 4 years old, Sophia was alive when a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

1898 - At the age of only 9 years old, Sophia was alive when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1920 - At the age of 31 years old, Sophia was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1946 - In the year of Sophia Whorlow's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Sophia Whorlow died in 1946 in Ffield, Australia at 57 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born in 1889. She was born to Hayman George Whorlow and Mary Williams Whorlow, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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