Jace Alan Toney

M, #4665
Last Edited=2 Jun 2004
Relationships
1st cousin 1 time removed of Terresa Ann Struck
5th great-grandson of John H. Walker
3rd great-grandson of Henry Weidman
5th great-grandson of Emanuel Warfel
Charts
Descendant Chart for John H. Walker
Descendant Chart for Henry Weidman
     Jace Alan Toney is the son of Mark Evan Toney and Lori Lynn Sanders.

Jenna Lynn Toney

F, #4666
Last Edited=2 Jun 2004
Relationships
1st cousin 1 time removed of Terresa Ann Struck
5th great-granddaughter of John H. Walker
3rd great-granddaughter of Henry Weidman
5th great-granddaughter of Emanuel Warfel
Charts
Descendant Chart for John H. Walker
Descendant Chart for Henry Weidman
     Jenna Lynn Toney is the daughter of Mark Evan Toney and Lori Lynn Sanders.

Kyla Jane Toney

F, #4669
Last Edited=2 Jun 2004
Relationships
1st cousin 1 time removed of Terresa Ann Struck
5th great-granddaughter of John H. Walker
3rd great-granddaughter of Henry Weidman
5th great-granddaughter of Emanuel Warfel
Charts
Descendant Chart for John H. Walker
Descendant Chart for Henry Weidman
     Kyla Jane Toney is the daughter of Mark Evan Toney and Lori Lynn Sanders.

Mark Evan Toney

M, #4664
Last Edited=2 Jun 2004
     Mark Evan Toney married Lori Lynn Sanders, daughter of Merrill Lyman Sanders and Sharon Jane Warfel, circa 1983.

Holly Tonkin

F, #5981
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
9th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Holly Tonkin is the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Veronica (?)

Jean Tonkin

F, #1403, b. 24 July 1926, d. 26 December 2009
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
Jean Tonkin Brinkley (saved from her obituary)
     Jean Tonkin was born on 24 July 1926 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 She was the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. Jean Tonkin married Dr. George Ross Brinkley Jr. on 25 June 1949 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 Jean Tonkin died on 26 December 2009 at Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Walkersville, Frederick Co., Maryland, at age 83.3 She was buried at New Market Cemetery, New Market, Frederick Co., Maryland, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 May 2020), memorial page for Jean Tonkin Brinkley (24 Jul 1926–26 Dec 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46111184, citing New Market Cemetery, New Market, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Byers Wrenn (contributor 46852076) .3,4
     Her married name was Brinkley. She lived in 1957 at Baltimore, Baltimore City Co., Maryland. She lived in March 2006 at New Market, Frederick Co., Maryland.5

Following is the obituary for Jean Tonkin Brinkley:

Jean Tonkin Brinkley, 83
December 29, 2009

JULY 24, 1926-DEC. 26, 2009

NEW MARKET, Md. - Mrs. Jean Tonkin Brinkley, 83, well-known longtime resident of New Market, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Walkersville, Md.

She was the wife of the late Dr. George Ross Brinkley Jr., who died Sept. 11, 1982.

Born in Clarksburg, W.Va., on July 24, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Loring Lombard and Norma Smith Tonkin.

Mrs. Brinkley was a homemaker and for many years, she was a breeder of show ponies. She was one of the founding members of the Frederick Pony Club and the New Market Hounds. She was a very active bridge player and member of the Frederick and Hagerstown Bridge Clubs, and a member of the New Market Garden Club. She was very active in the Frederick and Middletown Women's Republican Clubs.

Mrs. Brinkley was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church in New Market, the church vestry and the Daughters of the King.

Surviving are her four children, Norma Brinkley Staley and husband, Patrick, of Monrovia, Md., Elizabeth Brinkley Sponseller and husband, Michael, Sen. David Ross Brinkley and wife, Sallie, and Dr. Susan Brinkley-Gowl and husband, Wade, all of New Market; one sister, Norma Tonkin Brigham of Williamsburg, Va; 11 grandchildren, D. Gordon Staub and wife, Kelly, J. Christopher Staub and wife, Paula, Ryan P. Staley, H. Luba Staley, P. Ross Brinkley Staley, Lusa A. Staley, Michael Sponseller, Jennifer Sponseller Webster and husband, Chuncey, Margaret T. Brinkley, D. Ross Brinkley Jr. and Erina E. Brinkley; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She will also be remembered by a sister-in-law, Alberta Brinkley Holtz, of Vero Beach, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John B. Tonkin; three sisters, Margaret Crumrine, Mary Davis and Martha Spelsberg; brother-in-law, Edgar W. Holtz; and her best friend, Mary D. Gove, who died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.

Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, with the family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, from Grace Episcopal Church, 5740 Green Valley Road, (Md. 75) New Market. The Rev. Mary-Pat Ashby, rector of the church, will officiate. Interment will be in New Market Cemetery.3

Citations

  1. [S901] Paul Bradley Purdy (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 33 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."
  3. [S2318] Jean Tonkin Brinkley, 83, Morning Herald Newspaper (Hagerstown, MD), http://articles.herald-mail.com/2009-12-29/news/25156618_1_keeney-husband-friends, 29 Dec 2009, n/a, Name of Deceased: Jean Tonkin Brinkley
    Gender: F (Female)
    Age at Death: 83
    Death Date: 26 Dec 2009
    Obituary Date: 29 Dec 2009
    Newspaper Title: Morning Herald
    Newspaper Location: Hagerstown, MD, USA
    Birth Date: 24 Jul 1926
    Residence (at time of death): New Market
    Spouse's Name: George Ross Brinkley, Jr
    Parents' Names: Loring Lombard and Norma Smith Tonkin
    Childrens' Names: Norma Brinkley Staley and husband, Patrick, of Monrovia, MD, Elizabeth Brinkley Sponseller and husband, Michael, Sen
    Siblings' Names: Alberta Brinkley Holtz, of Vero Beach, Fla; Edgar W. Holtz; John B. Tonkin; Margaret Crumrine, Mary Davis and Martha Spelsberg; Norma Tonkin Brigham of Williamsburg, VA
    Number of Grandchildren: 11
    Number of Great-grandchildren: 2

    Source Citation: Newspaper: Morning Herald; Publication Date: 29 Dec 2009; Publication Place: Hagerstown, MD, USA.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.. Hereinafter cited as Morning Herald Newspaper (Hagerstown, MD).
  4. [S2546] BillonGraves website, database and images (New York City, New York ), Jean Tonkin Brinkley
    Birth Date: 24 July 1926
    Death Date: 26 December 2009
    New Market Cemetery, New Market, Frederick, Maryland
    Page.Access Date: 23 September 2020
    Record ID: 19020787
    Page.URL: https://billiongraves.com/grave/Jean-Tonkin-Brinkley/19020787,.
  5. [S1842] John "Bud" Barnett Tonkin, The News Press, www.ancestry.com, 25 Mar 2006. Hereinafter cited as The News Press.

John Tonkin

M, #7567
Last Edited=18 Dec 2018
     John Tonkin married Margaret Barnett.

Child of John Tonkin and Margaret Barnett

John Barnett Tonkin

M, #1400, b. 16 May 1919, d. 23 March 2006
Last Edited=3 May 2020
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-grandson of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     John Barnett Tonkin was born on 16 May 1919 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 He was the son of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. John Barnett Tonkin married Nancy Stewart Sturdevant on 20 October 1945 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 John Barnett Tonkin married Betty Roland Preston in November 1995.2 John Barnett Tonkin died on 23 March 2006 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia, at age 86.2 He was buried at Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison Co., West Virginia, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 May 2020), memorial page for John Barnett Tonkin (16 May 1919–23 Mar 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 171440880, citing Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shannon (contributor 48550075) .
     He lived in 1962 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.

Following obituary was found in The News Press, at Ancestry.com:
John Barnett "Bud" Tonkin went with peace to meet his God on March 23, 2006 at his Clarksburg home following a brief illness. Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on May 16, 1919, Mr. Tonkin was preceded in death by his parents, Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Smith Tonkin.
Bud attended Randolph-Macon Academy, Mercersburg Academy, Lehigh University and West Virginia University where he graduated as an engineer. He began his career at Hope Natural Gas Company in 1945 and he retired from Consolidated Gas Supply Corporation as a Division IV Manager in 1981.
Mr. Tonkin served his country during World War II in England with the 8th Air Force, 457th Bomb Group as a First Lieutenant, and was a bombardier/navigator on the B-17 Flying Fortresses. Bud successfully completed 35 combat missions over Nazi Germany and was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross with one oak leaf cluster, five Air Medals, The Presidential Citation and four Bronze Stars.
Twice married, Mr. Tonkin was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Sturdevant, whom he married in 1945. They had three children: son, Loring L. "Tim" Tonkin and wife Veronica and grandchildren Holly and Luke of Charleston, WV; son, John B. Tonkin, Jr. and grandson Jeb of Weston, WV; and daughter, Nancy S. Tonkin of Nitro, WV.
Mr. Tonkin married Betty Rolland Preston in November of 1995. Stepchildren are Sharon A. Ullom and husband John of Bay Village, OH; Layne R. Harper and husband Herb and step-grand daughter Meredith of New Orleans, LA; and David A. Preston, wife Pamela and step-grand children Jason Preston and Jacquelyn Fleece of Clarksburg/Morgantown, WV.
Mr. Tonkin is survived by two sisters: Norma (Dicky) Brigham of Williamsburg, VA; Jean Brinkley of New Market, MD; and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by three sisters; Margaret (Tauby) Crumrine of Scottsdale, AZ; Mary (Lindy) Davis of Naples, FL and Martha (Pug) Spelsberg of Baltimore, MD.
Bud was an Episcopalian by faith, and a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Clarksburg. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Clarksburg Country Club since 1950 and also a member of The Vines Country Club in Ft. Myers, FL where he and Betty were winter residents.
In addition to his passion for golf, Bud loved to play cards, fish the streams of West Virginia, garden and work in his yard.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., Clarksburg from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 27, 2006 in the Christ Episcopal Church, 6th and Main Street, Clarksburg with Rev. Michael Jupin presiding. Interment will be in the Bridgeport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Christ Episcopal Church, 6th and Main St., Clarksburg, WV 26301 or People's Hospice, P. O. Box 1680, Clarksburg, WV 26302.3
His Social Security Number was 233-16-6957, issued in West Virginia before 1951, lists birth as 16 May 1919 and death as 23 Mar 2006, last residence being Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Citations

  1. [S902] Paul Bradley Purdy (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 32 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."
  3. [S1842] John "Bud" Barnett Tonkin, The News Press, www.ancestry.com, 25 Mar 2006. Hereinafter cited as The News Press.

John Barnett Tonkin Jr.

M, #2518
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
4th cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
8th great-grandson of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     John Barnett Tonkin Jr. is the son of John Barnett Tonkin and Nancy Stewart Sturdevant.

Loring Lombard Tonkin

M, #1393, b. 22 July 1887, d. 12 December 1953
Last Edited=3 May 2020
     Loring Lombard Tonkin was born on 22 July 1887 at Tidioute, Warren Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of John Tonkin and Margaret Barnett. Loring Lombard Tonkin married Norma Madeline Smith, daughter of Murray Hilton Smith and Mary Sophia Van Kirk, on 18 July 1913 at Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York.2 Loring Lombard Tonkin died on 12 December 1953 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia, at age 66.2 He was buried at Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison Co., West Virginia, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 03 May 2020), memorial page for Loring Lombard Tonkin (22 Jul 1887–12 Dec 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 171440750, citing Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shannon (contributor 48550075) .
     He graduated circa 1913 at Cornell University, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.2
Loring and Norma eloped right after he graduated from Cornell University. He was President and Chairman of the Board of Hope Natural Gas Company (aka Consolidated Natural Gas).2

Children of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith

Citations

  1. [S371] Paul Bradley PURDY (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 32 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."

Loring Lombard Tonkin

M, #2517
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
4th cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
8th great-grandson of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Loring Lombard Tonkin is the son of John Barnett Tonkin and Nancy Stewart Sturdevant. Loring Lombard Tonkin married Veronica (?)1

Children of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Veronica (?)

Citations

  1. [S1842] John "Bud" Barnett Tonkin, The News Press, www.ancestry.com, 25 Mar 2006. Hereinafter cited as The News Press.

Luke Tonkin

M, #5982
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
5th cousin of Steven Harn Redman
9th great-grandson of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Luke Tonkin is the son of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Veronica (?)

Margaret Barnett Tonkin

F, #1398, b. 16 May 1914, d. 24 April 2002
Last Edited=29 Mar 2020
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Margaret Barnett Tonkin was born on 16 May 1914 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 She was the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. Margaret Barnett Tonkin married William Adkins Crumrine on 12 December 1933 at Wellsville, Columbiana Co., Ohio.2 Margaret Barnett Tonkin died on 24 April 2002 at Scottsdale, Maricopa Co., Arizona, at age 87.1 She was buried at Saint Barnabas on the Desert Memorial Garden, Paradise Valley, Maricopa Co., Arizona, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 29 March 2020), memorial page for Margaret Tonkin Crumrine (16 May 1914–24 Apr 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 205109970, citing Saint Barnabas on the Desert Memorial Garden, Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn McRae McCarty (contributor 47447871) .
     Margaret married William Akins Crumrine on 12 Dec 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (This is a different location than specified by Paul B. Purdy book).1 Her married name was Crumrine. She lived in 1962 at Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado. Her Social Security Number was 524-60-6493, last residence being Scottsdale, Arizona, lists birth as 16 May 1914 and death as 24 Apr 2004.

Child of Margaret Barnett Tonkin and William Adkins Crumrine

Citations

  1. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."
  2. [S371] Paul Bradley PURDY (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 32 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.

Martha Ann Tonkin

F, #1401, b. 1 December 1920, d. 6 April 1966
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Martha Ann Tonkin was born on 1 December 1920 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 She was the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. Martha Ann Tonkin married Dr. Walter Karl Spelsburg on 22 August 1942 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 Martha Ann Tonkin died on 6 April 1966 at Baltimore, Baltimore Co., Maryland, at age 45.2
     Her married name was Spelsburg. Her married name was Spelsberg.

Children of Martha Ann Tonkin and Dr. Walter Karl Spelsburg

Citations

  1. [S901] Paul Bradley Purdy (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 33 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."

Mary VanKirk Tonkin

F, #1399, b. 25 July 1917, d. 2003
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Mary VanKirk Tonkin was born on 25 July 1917.1 She was born on 25 July 1917 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.2 She was the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. Mary VanKirk Tonkin married Merrill Nathaniel Davis Jr. on 9 September 1939 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 Mary VanKirk Tonkin died in 2003 at Naples, Collier Co., Florida.2
     Her married name was Davis.

Children of Mary VanKirk Tonkin and Merrill Nathaniel Davis Jr.

Citations

  1. [S902] Paul Bradley Purdy (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 32 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."

Nancy Sturdevant Stewart Tonkin

F, #2519
Last Edited=8 Sep 2007
Relationships
4th cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
8th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Nancy Sturdevant Stewart Tonkin is the daughter of John Barnett Tonkin and Nancy Stewart Sturdevant.

Norma Smith Tonkin

F, #1402, b. 14 August 1924, d. 2012
Last Edited=18 Oct 2018
Relationships
3rd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
7th great-granddaughter of Francis (1) Purdy
Charts
Descendant Chart for Dirck Jansen Hoogland
     Norma Smith Tonkin was born on 14 August 1923 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 She was born on 14 August 1924 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.2 She was the daughter of Loring Lombard Tonkin and Norma Madeline Smith. Norma Smith Tonkin married Robert Doyle Brigham on 10 February 1945 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.1,2 Norma Smith Tonkin died in 2012 at Williamsburg, Virginia.
     Her married name was Brigham. Norma Smith Tonkin also went by the name of Dickie.3 She lived in March 2006 at Williamsburg, Virginia.4 She lived in December 2009 at Williamsburg, Virginia.5

Citations

  1. [S901] Paul Bradley Purdy (321), A branch of the Purdy family descending from David and Eliza Ann Purdy with David's line from Francis Purdy of Fairfield 1595-1658. FHL Call Number 929.273 P972, pg 33 (Flint, Michigan: Purdy self-published, c1962). Hereinafter cited as The David Purdy Family.
  2. [S1841] Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller, "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007," e-mail message from e-mail address (n/a) to Steven Harn Redman, 29 Aug 2007. Hereinafter cited as "Email from Elizabeth (Brinkley) Sponseller 29Aug2007."
  3. [S2426] Robert Doyle Brigham, Virginia Gazette, https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vagazette/obituary.aspx?n=robert-doyle-brigham&pid=172641797, 01 Oct 2014, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Virginia Gazette.
  4. [S1842] John "Bud" Barnett Tonkin, The News Press, www.ancestry.com, 25 Mar 2006. Hereinafter cited as The News Press.
  5. [S2318] Jean Tonkin Brinkley, 83, Morning Herald Newspaper (Hagerstown, MD), http://articles.herald-mail.com/2009-12-29/news/25156618_1_keeney-husband-friends, 29 Dec 2009, n/a, Name of Deceased: Jean Tonkin Brinkley
    Gender: F (Female)
    Age at Death: 83
    Death Date: 26 Dec 2009
    Obituary Date: 29 Dec 2009
    Newspaper Title: Morning Herald
    Newspaper Location: Hagerstown, MD, USA
    Birth Date: 24 Jul 1926
    Residence (at time of death): New Market
    Spouse's Name: George Ross Brinkley, Jr
    Parents' Names: Loring Lombard and Norma Smith Tonkin
    Childrens' Names: Norma Brinkley Staley and husband, Patrick, of Monrovia, MD, Elizabeth Brinkley Sponseller and husband, Michael, Sen
    Siblings' Names: Alberta Brinkley Holtz, of Vero Beach, Fla; Edgar W. Holtz; John B. Tonkin; Margaret Crumrine, Mary Davis and Martha Spelsberg; Norma Tonkin Brigham of Williamsburg, VA
    Number of Grandchildren: 11
    Number of Great-grandchildren: 2

    Source Citation: Newspaper: Morning Herald; Publication Date: 29 Dec 2009; Publication Place: Hagerstown, MD, USA.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.. Hereinafter cited as Morning Herald Newspaper (Hagerstown, MD).

(?) Torkelson

M, #8372
Last Edited=21 Oct 2020
     (?) Torkelson married Brooke Marie Swearingen, daughter of Gary Lyle Swearingen and Denise Marie Richards.

Christopher S. Torkelson1

M, #6834
Last Edited=21 Oct 2018
Relationships
3rd cousin of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Christopher S. Torkelson is the son of Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. and Patricia Wenger Schnaidt.1

Child of Christopher S. Torkelson

Citations

  1. [S2086] Jerome E. Torkelson, Jr., Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home, http://www.washelli.com/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/568551, Aug 2008, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home.

James D. Torkelson1

M, #6828, b. 29 January 1895, d. 6 May 1946
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
     James D. Torkelson was born on 29 January 1895 at Sioux City, Woodbury Co., Iowa. He was the son of James D. Torkelson and Matilda Larson. James D. Torkelson married Estelle Marie Sklenar, daughter of Frank James Sklenar Jr. and Mary Matilda Kocourek, on 17 June 1929 at Pierce Co., Washington.1 James D. Torkelson died on 6 May 1946 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, at age 51. He was buried at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King Co., Washington, Section 5.2

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census12 April 1940134 Mead St., Seattle, King Co., Washington3

Children of James D. Torkelson and Estelle Marie Sklenar

Citations

  1. [S2084] Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 about Estelle M Sklenar: Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004
    Name:     Estelle M Sklenar
    Spouse:     James D Torkelson
    Marriage Date:     17 Jun 1929
    Marriage Place:     Pierce
    Reference Number:     prcmc-v22a-0567-DA1
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: Washington State Archives. Olympia, Washington: Washington State Archives., Ancestry.com website, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah. Hereinafter cited as Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 about Estelle M Sklenar.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), James D. Torkelson, Memorial ID 68700045,
    Birth: 29 January 1895, Iowa, USA
    Death: 1946
    Burial: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 13 January 2021), memorial page for James D. Torkelson (29 Jan 1895–1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68700045, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Diane Payne (contributor 46850881).
    Parents James D. Torkelson 1850–1922 Matilda Larson Torkelson 1858–1923
    Spouse Estelle M Torkelson 1898–1987
    Siblings Torval Torkelson 1880–1952 Margaret J. Torkelson Joneschied 1887–1955 Ruth Torkelson Jensen 1897–1930,.
  3. [S2085] Torkelson, 12 Apr 1940 census, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304., Ancestry.com website, 1940 United States Federal Census
    Name:     Estelle M Torkelson
    Age:     41
    Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1899
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birthplace:     Washington
    Marital Status:     Married
    Relation to Head of House:     Wife
    Home in 1940:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Street:     Mead Street
    House Number:     134
    Inferred Residence in 1935:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Residence in 1935:     Same Place
    Sheet Number:     8B
    Neighbors:     
    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    James D Torkelson 44
    Estelle M Torkelson 41
    James D Torkelson 5
    Jerome E Torkelson
    5
    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

James D. Torkelson

M, #7513, b. 3 July 1850, d. 18 November 1922
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
     James D. Torkelson was born on 3 July 1850 at Norway.1 He married Matilda Larson. James D. Torkelson died on 18 November 1922 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, at age 72.1 He was buried at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King Co., Washington, PLOT     Section 5.1

Child of James D. Torkelson and Matilda Larson

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), James D. Torkelson, Memorial ID 68668625,
    Birth: 3 July 1850, Norway
    Death: 18 November 1922, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
    Burial: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 13 January 2021), memorial page for James D. Torkelson (3 Jul 1850–18 Nov 1922), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68668625, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Diane Payne (contributor 46850881).

    Spouse Matilda Larson Torkelson 1858–1923
    Children Torval Torkelson 1880–1952 Margaret J. Torkelson Joneschied 1887–1955 James D. Torkelson 1895–1946 Ruth Torkelson Jensen 1897–1930,.

James D. Torkelson Jr.1

M, #6830
Last Edited=26 Nov 2012
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     James D. Torkelson Jr. is the son of James D. Torkelson and Estelle Marie Sklenar.1

Citations

  1. [S2085] Torkelson, 12 Apr 1940 census, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304., Ancestry.com website, 1940 United States Federal Census
    Name:     Estelle M Torkelson
    Age:     41
    Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1899
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birthplace:     Washington
    Marital Status:     Married
    Relation to Head of House:     Wife
    Home in 1940:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Street:     Mead Street
    House Number:     134
    Inferred Residence in 1935:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Residence in 1935:     Same Place
    Sheet Number:     8B
    Neighbors:     
    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    James D Torkelson 44
    Estelle M Torkelson 41
    James D Torkelson 5
    Jerome E Torkelson
    5
    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

Jerome E. Torkelson Jr.

M, #6832, b. 1 March 1965, d. 5 August 2008
Last Edited=13 Jan 2021
Relationships
3rd cousin of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Jerome E. Torkelson Jr. was born on 1 March 1965 at Seattle, King Co., Washington.1 He was the son of Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. and Patricia Wenger Schnaidt. Jerome E. Torkelson Jr. died on 5 August 2008 at Ipswich, Edmunds Co., South Dakota, at age 43. He was buried on 8 August 2008 at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King Co., Washington.1,2
     Jerome E. Torkelson, Jr.

March, 01, 1965 - August, 05, 2008

Jerome "B.J." E. Torkelson Jr.

Born March 1, 1965 in Seattle; died suddenly August 5, 2008 at age 43. Survived by his father, Jerome Torkelson Sr. and mother, Patricia Wenger Schnaidt; siblings, Michael W. and Christopher S. Torkelson; Jason and Albert Schnaidt Jr., Darla Clark, Alfred Green Jr., and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. B.J. was a wonderful son, brother and friend to many. He will be missed by everyone. Graveside Service will be held Friday, August 8, 1:00PM; Evergreen Memorial Park 11111 Aurora Ave N. Seattle. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to the American Heart Association.1

Citations

  1. [S2086] Jerome E. Torkelson, Jr., Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home, http://www.washelli.com/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/568551, Aug 2008, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home.
  2. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Jerome E. Torkelson Jr., Memorial ID 28881827,
    Birth: 1 March 1965
    Death: 5 August 2008, Washington, USA
    Burial: Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 13 January 2021), memorial page for Jerome E. Torkelson Jr. (1 Mar 1965–5 Aug 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28881827, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA; Maintained by Jennifer Taylor Nichols (contributor 46802897).,.

Jerome E. Torkelson Sr.

M, #6829, b. 8 May 1935, d. 11 February 2009
Last Edited=26 Nov 2012
Relationships
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
Great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. was born on 8 May 1935 at Seattle, King Co., Washington. He was the son of James D. Torkelson and Estelle Marie Sklenar. Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. married Patricia Wenger Schnaidt. Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. died on 11 February 2009 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, at age 73.

Census

CensusDatePlace
Census12 April 1940134 Mead St., Seattle, King Co., Washington1

Children of Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. and Patricia Wenger Schnaidt

Citations

  1. [S2085] Torkelson, 12 Apr 1940 census, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah, Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304., Ancestry.com website, 1940 United States Federal Census
    Name:     Estelle M Torkelson
    Age:     41
    Estimated Birth Year:     abt 1899
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birthplace:     Washington
    Marital Status:     Married
    Relation to Head of House:     Wife
    Home in 1940:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Street:     Mead Street
    House Number:     134
    Inferred Residence in 1935:     Seattle, King, Washington
    Residence in 1935:     Same Place
    Sheet Number:     8B
    Neighbors:     
    Household Members:     
    Name     Age
    James D Torkelson 44
    Estelle M Torkelson 41
    James D Torkelson 5
    Jerome E Torkelson
    5
    Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Seattle, King, Washington; Roll: T627_4383; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 40-304.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
  2. [S2086] Jerome E. Torkelson, Jr., Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home, http://www.washelli.com/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/568551, Aug 2008, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home.

Michael W. Torkelson1

M, #6833
Last Edited=26 Nov 2012
Relationships
3rd cousin of Steven Harn Redman
2nd great-grandson of Frank Sklenar
     Michael W. Torkelson is the son of Jerome E. Torkelson Sr. and Patricia Wenger Schnaidt.1

Citations

  1. [S2086] Jerome E. Torkelson, Jr., Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home, http://www.washelli.com/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/568551, Aug 2008, n/a. Hereinafter cited as Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home.

Quin Marie Torkelson

F, #7441
Last Edited=13 May 2021
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
3rd great-granddaughter of Frank Sklenar
     Quin Marie Torkelson is the daughter of Christopher S. Torkelson.

John Erling Torske

M, #1874, b. 1 November 1902, d. 19 October 1997
Last Edited=25 Jan 2021
     John Erling Torske was born on 1 November 1902 at Bud, More Org Romsdal, Norway.1 He was the son of Olaf Kristian Torske and Olise Olsen Bjørnsvig. John Erling Torske married Esther Alvina Halvorson, daughter of Henry Theodore Halvorson and Siri L. Nelson, on 2 October 1970 at Parshall, Mountrail Co., North Dakota. John Erling Torske died on 19 October 1997 at North Dakota at age 94.
     He lived in 1992 at New Town, Mountrail Co., North Dakota. His Social Security Number was 502-07-6458. SSDI lists born 01Nov1902 and died 19Oct1997, and last residence as New Town, ND.

Citations

  1. [S512] Letter from Jerry Edward Nestaval (1311 Bloyd St., Kelso, WA 98626) to Steven Harn Redman, 26 Mar 1992; Steven Harn Redman (2633 N. 1600 E., Layton, Davis Co., UT).

Olaf Kristian Torske

M, #7565
Last Edited=18 Dec 2018
     Olaf Kristian Torske married Olise Olsen Bjørnsvig.

Child of Olaf Kristian Torske and Olise Olsen Bjørnsvig

Estella Marie Tourville

F, #8543, b. 13 December 1897, d. 4 January 1987
Last Edited=8 Feb 2021
     Estella Marie Tourville was born on 13 December 1897 at Washington Co., Minnesota. She married Joseph Veno Jr. in 1918. Estella Marie Tourville died on 4 January 1987 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 89.
     As of 1918,her married name was Veno.

Daniel Higgins Towle

M, #8299, b. 12 April 1841, d. 24 November 1918
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
     Daniel Higgins Towle was born on 12 April 1841 at Maine.1 He married Amanda Smith Ellsworth, daughter of Thomas Ellsworth and Miriam Maddocks, on 22 March 1864. Daniel Higgins Towle died on 24 November 1918 at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, at age 77.1 He was buried at Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota.1

Children of Daniel Higgins Towle and Amanda Smith Ellsworth

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Daniel H Towle, Memorial ID 18088175,
    Birth: 12 April 1841, Maine, USA
    Death: 24 November 1918, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
    Burial: Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 23 February 2021), memorial page for Daniel H Towle (12 Apr 1841–24 Nov 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18088175, citing Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Amy Lasher (contributor 46890769).


    Spouses Amanda Ellsworth Towle 1843–1882 (m. 1864) Mary Ann Crandall Towle 1855–1932
    Children Emma E Towle 1868–1944 Lena M Towle Brown 1871–1952 Merton D Towle 1879–1964 Neal Crandall Towle 1891–1955,.