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
     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 lived in 1962 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia. He 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

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
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) . 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
     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 graduated circa 1913 at Cornell University, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.2 He 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 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 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) .

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
     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
     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
     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 married William Akins Crumrine on 12 Dec 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (This is a different location than specified by Paul B. Purdy book).1 Margaret Barnett Tonkin married William Adkins Crumrine on 12 December 1933 at Wellsville, Columbiana Co., Ohio.2 Margaret Barnett Tonkin 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. She 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) .

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
     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, Maryland, at age 45.2

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
     Mary VanKirk Tonkin was born on 25 July 1917 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 She was born on 25 July 1917.2 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.2,1 Mary VanKirk Tonkin died in 2003 at Naples, Collier Co., Florida.1

Children of Mary VanKirk Tonkin and Merrill Nathaniel Davis Jr.

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. [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.

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
     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
     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 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 She died in 2012 at Williamsburg, Virginia.

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).

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, Ancestry, 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 (Find a Grave, 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, Ancestry, 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 (Find a Grave, 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=21 Jun 2022
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, Ancestry, 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 (Find a Grave, 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=21 Jun 2022
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, Ancestry, 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.

Joel Allen Torkelson

M, #8372
Last Edited=9 Aug 2021
     Joel Allen Torkelson married Brooke Marie Swearingen, daughter of Gary Lyle Swearingen and Denise Marie Richards, on 24 February 2012 at Wright Co., Minnesota; Certificate Number:      F52-105.

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=28 Sep 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 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. He died on 19 October 1997 at Tioga Medical Center, Tioga, Williams Co., North Dakota, at age 94.

Citations

  1. [S512] Letter from Jerry Edward Nestaval (1311 Bloyd St., Kelso, WA 98626) to Steven Harn Redman, 26 Mar 1992; Steven Harn Redman (Steven Harn Redman, 931 Garfield Lane, Rock Springs, WY).

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.

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 (Find a Grave, 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,.

Diane Dorothy Towle

F, #8651
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
Relationship
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Diane Dorothy Towle is the daughter of Ellsworth Merton Towle and Dorothy Gustava Johnson. Diane Dorothy Towle married Allen Glen Nelson on 14 June 1964 at Rice Co., Minnesota; Certificate Number:      M13-171.

Child of Diane Dorothy Towle and Allen Glen Nelson

Ellsworth Daniel Towle

M, #8653
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
Relationship
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Ellsworth Daniel Towle married Marilyn (?) Ellsworth Daniel Towle is the son of Ellsworth Merton Towle and Dorothy Gustava Johnson.

Ellsworth Merton Towle

M, #8305, b. 2 February 1914, d. 15 November 1952
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
Relationship
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Ellsworth Merton Towle was born on 2 February 1914 at Hennepin Co., Minnesota.1 He was the son of Merton D. Towle and Luella M. Larson. Ellsworth Merton Towle married Dorothy Gustava Johnson on 13 September 1937 at Hennepin Co., Minnesota. Ellsworth Merton Towle died on 15 November 1952 at Waterford Twsp., Oakland Co., Michigan, at age 38.1 He was buried at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.1

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Ellsworth Merton Towle, Memorial ID 125138812,
    Birth: 2 February 1914, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
    Death: 15 November 1952
    Burial: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
    Source: Find a Grave
    SourceCitation: Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 23 February 2021), memorial page for Ellsworth Merton Towle (2 Feb 1914–15 Nov 1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 125138812, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Steve Carlson (contributor 47330162).
    Parents Merton D Towle 1879–1964 Luella M Larson Towle 1886–1967
    Spouse Dorothy Gustava Johnson Palma 1911–2015 (m. 1940),.

Emma E. Towle

F, #8300, b. 1868, d. 1944
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Emma E. Towle was born in 1868.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Higgins Towle and Amanda Smith Ellsworth. Emma E. Towle died in 1944.1 She was buried at Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota.1

Citations

  1. [S2545] Findagrave.com website, database and images (Find a Grave, 1300 West Traverse Parkway, Lehi, Utah Co., Utah ), Emma E Towle, Memorial ID 18088190,
    Birth: 1868
    Death: 1944
    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 Emma E Towle (1868–1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18088190, citing Hope Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Amy Lasher (contributor 46890769).
    Parents Daniel H Towle 1841–1918 Amanda Ellsworth Towle 1843–1882
    Siblings Lena M Towle Brown 1871–1952 Merton D Towle 1879–1964 Half
    Siblings Neal Crandall Towle 1891–1955,.

Lena M. Towle

F, #8301, b. 1871, d. 1952
Last Edited=29 Jul 2020
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Lena M. Towle was born in 1871. She was the daughter of Daniel Higgins Towle and Amanda Smith Ellsworth. Lena M. Towle married Charles Brown on 26 December 1894 at Minnesota. Lena M. Towle died in 1952. She was buried at Burnside Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 29 July 2020), memorial page for Lena M Towle Brown (1871–1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 94409778, citing Burnside Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Mookie (contributor 47515129) .

Merry Carole Towle

F, #8649
Last Edited=23 Feb 2021
Relationship
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Steven Harn Redman
     Merry Carole Towle is the daughter of Ellsworth Merton Towle and Dorothy Gustava Johnson. Merry Carole Towle married James Norman Backstrom on 6 August 1977 at Hennepin Co., Minnesota.