Genevieve Annie Vorce

25 February 1887–1 February 1967 (Age 79)
Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Genevieve Annie

When Genevieve Annie Vorce was born on 25 February 1887, in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, William Henry Vorce, was 41 and her mother, Leora Sarah Gregg, was 43. She married Clarence Lewis Simpson on 5 February 1903, in Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1920. She died on 1 February 1967, in Butte, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Lewis Simpson
1879–
Genevieve Annie Vorce
1887–1967
Marriage: 5 February 1903
Frank Robert Simpson
1904–1904
Alice Louise Simpson
1907–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1903
Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Frank Robert Simpson

    Male1904–1904Male

    Alice Louise Simpson

    Male1907–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Vorce

    Male1845–1923Male

    Leora Sarah Gregg

    Female1843–1907Female

siblings

(6)

    Vorce

    Male1877–1877Male

    Bertha Vorce

    Female1878–1878Female

    Miss Vorce

    Female1879–1879Female

    Ora Henry Vorce

    Male1881–1939Male

    Male1884–1967Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Force .2 Perhaps an altered form of Dutch Voorhees .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jenevieve Thurston in household of Edward F Thurston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie A Vorce in household of William Vorce, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie A. Boice in entry for Alice Louise Simpson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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