Genevieve E Orr

28 October 1913–24 November 1994 (Age 81)
Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States

The Life of Genevieve E

When Genevieve E Orr was born on 28 October 1913, her father, Charles Nelson Orr, was 26 and her mother, Martha Justine Westerdoll, was 32. She married Mansel E. Worden on 28 December 1935, in Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lafayette, Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 24 November 1994, in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 81.

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Mansel E. Worden
Genevieve E Orr
Marriage: 28 December 1935
Mansel Gene Worden

Spouse and Children

28 December 1935
Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States


    Mansel Gene Worden


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    Martha Justine Westerdoll




World Events (8)

1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 1

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Genevieve Orr in household of Charles N Orr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Genevieve E Orr in household of Charles N Orr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Genevieve Worden in household of Mansel Worden, "United States Census, 1940"

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