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George Cornelius TORRISON

Male 1884 - 1918  (33 years)


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  • Name George Cornelius TORRISON 
    Born 9 Nov 1884  Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1918 
    • after 12 Sep 1918, the day he registered for the draft
    Buried Valders Cemetery, Valders, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • His draft registration (12 Sep 1918 in Two Rivers) gave his birth date as 9 Nov 1885. The 1900 census had his birth date as November of 1884 because it showed him as 15 years old.

      A different George and Emma funded the George A. and Emma J. Torrison Medical Scholarship, administered through the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. George A. a Chicago physician, died in 1936. His wife died in 1961 at the age of 95. That couple were the parents of Martha and Agnes.
    Person ID I30877  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Goodnow T TORRISON,   b. 1857, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Valders, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Anna Gunnarsdatter HAAVERUD,   b. 12 Sep 1860, Řystre Slidre i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Valders, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1882  Valders, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Karoline HELGESEN,   b. 27 Dec 1885, Brown County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1973, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Vivian TORRISON,   b. 5 Nov 1909, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2001, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Leona TORRISON,   b. 7 Jun 1912, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1985, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Jeanette A TORRISON,   b. 15 Jul 1914, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1995, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Elaine G TORRISON,   b. 27 Mar 1919, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1985, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F21411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart