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
Genevieve Annie Vorce
Marriage: 5 February 1903
Frank Robert Simpson
Alice Louise Simpson

Spouse and Children

5 February 1903
Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Frank Robert Simpson


    Alice Louise Simpson


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Vorce


    Leora Sarah Gregg






    Bertha Vorce


    Miss Vorce


    Ora Henry Vorce



+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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