Genevieve Annie Vorce

Female25 February 1887–1 February 1967

Brief Life History 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 Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1915 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

Franz Edward Thurston
Genevieve Annie Vorce
Marriage: 14 September 1912
Alice L Thurston
Florence Helen Thurston
Edna Genevieve Thurston

Sources (21)

  • Jenevieve Thurston in household of Edward F Thurston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Simpson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Genevieve A. Swift, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1912Niagara Falls, Welland, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +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

    English: variant of Force . This surname is very rare in Britain.

    Variant of Voris , a surname of Dutch origin (see Voorhees ).

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

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