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Augustus G. Sorge
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1835
Death: May 12, 1917

Augustus, fourth child in family of eleven, the son of Henry and Dorete (Lange) Sorge, was born in Saxon Weimer, Germany. The father and mother were natives of Prussia Germany. During one of the wars between Germany and France the father served as Lt-Colonel. A well educated man, he settled on farm and died 1853, age 55. Mother died 1883, age 77. Of eleven children, only two left for America. Augustus received a good education while in Germany, 7 years under private tutor, then school in Weimer, becoming profecient in French, Latin and higher mathematics. Came to America 1853, stayed in New York learning butcher trade. Went west 1857 to Keokuk, Iowa, working in big slaughter house. 1896 came to Sullivan Co., MO. Two years later married Mary Frances Warren. Six children born, two died in infancy. Living, Dora Elizabeth Arbuckle, LaCyne, Ks.; Carrie Emma Vroom, Linneus; James Henry, and Bertha Augusta Cleeton of St. Catherine. He and wife were members of M.E. Church in Hamilton neighborhood. Died age 81 years, 10 months, and 25days. Home in Winigan. Leaves wife and children. Services at Bethel. (The Browning Leader-Record, issue 10 May 1917, Browning, MO.) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Frances Warren Sorge (1846 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  Dora Elizabeth Sorge Arbuckle (1868 - 1933)*
  James Henry Sorge (1872 - 1951)*
  Bertha Augusta Sorge Cleeton (1880 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Price Cemetery
Linn County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: LeAna Ball
Originally Created by: Louise Brown White
Record added: Feb 01, 2008
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Augustus G. Sorge
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RIP Great Great Opa
- LeAna Ball
 Added: Jan. 18, 2013
Bless You
- Peggy A. Rowe-Snyder
 Added: Aug. 3, 2009
For my Great Great Granddad with Love
- Barb
 Added: Aug. 2, 2009
 
 
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