Idyl King Sorsby
Idyl was the daughter of Nathaniel Ragan King and the former Salome Elizabeth Sibley, and was a relative of former U.S. Senator and Vice President William R. King. She married William E. Sorsby.
Sorsby was a founder of the Pierian Club at East Lake in 1897. She also served as vice president of the Alabama Historical Society and chair of the history department for the Birmingham Woman's Club. She organized the first observation of December 14 as "Alabama Day" in 1899.
- Norton, Bertha Bendall. (1970) Birmingham's First Magic Century: Were You There?. Birmingham: Lakeshore Press. p. xi
- Oak Hill Cemetery (1998) "Listings S" - accessed May 15, 2006