Orrison and Casson Genealogy

Grace Casson, 1945

Grace CassonAge: 95 years19202015

Name
Grace Casson

Orrison

Name
Orrison
Birth 23 October 1920 31 26
Birth of a brotherJohn Casson
4 February 1922 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a sisterEllen Casson
20 May 1923 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEllen Casson
20 May 1924 (Age 3 years)

Education 1936 (Age 15 years)
School or college: Millingtons Dance Academy
Note: Mom took dance lessons for five years at Millingtons. At age 16 she was in Blackpool and was asked up to dance by a handsome man, but had to admit she couldn't dance.
Birth of a sisterMuriel Casson
13 January 1937 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherChristopher Dunne
20 June 1941 (Age 20 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherHilton Casson
24 July 1941 (Age 20 years)

Occupation
Secretary, filing papers that went to the USA (never dreaming she'd endup there)
between 1941 and 1945 (Age 20 years)
Employer: Liverpool Electric Cable Company
Religion
Springwell Road Presbyterian Church, Liverpool, ENG
before 1945 (Age 24 years)

Occupation
Cable Worker
11 August 1945 (Age 24 years)

Residence 11 August 1945 (Age 24 years)
Immigration 6 June 1946 (Age 25 years)

Note: Left England on May 10 from Southampton, first class accomodations on the
Birth of a daughter
#1
Joyce Elaine Orrison
16 October 195020:26 (Age 29 years)
Residence between 1945 and 1956 (Age 24 years)
Note: Dad bought the house (40 acres on Clearwater Lake) while he was in the Army. Sent the money for payments to his mother.
Trip between September 1953 and February 1954 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherEllen Dunne
1 January 1958 (Age 37 years)
Membership
Order of the Eastern Star
after 22 January 1958 (Age 37 years)

Note: Joyce talked to the OES Grand Secretary about Mom's membership. He checked the records and found she joined Eastern Star on January 22, 1958
Death of a sisterWinifred Ruth Casson
1960 (Age 39 years)
Note: Died of Osteoporosis; during the war she never drank milk, she gave it to Glenys and Eryl.
Death of a sisterWinifred Ruth Casson
30 May 1960 (Age 39 years)

Death of a fatherJohn Hilton ‘Jack’ Casson
13 September 1960 (Age 39 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Casson
1969 (Age 48 years)
Note: Cause of death was bladder cancer, or bowel? Check with Margaret
Death of a brotherJohn Casson
10 June 1969 (Age 48 years)

Anecdote 28 March 1970 (Age 49 years)
Note: Installed as Associate Conductress, Jephthah Chapter OES
Occupation
Edna I. Murphy School, Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN
between 1971 and 1980 (Age 50 years)

Death of a sisterMuriel Casson
25 March 1982 (Age 61 years)
Note: Cause of death cervical cancer
Burial of a sisterMuriel Casson
30 March 1982 (Age 61 years)
Note: Section B, plot 98
Death of a husbandJohn Sherman Orrison
20 April 1988 (Age 67 years)
Note: around 7:30am
Burial of a husbandJohn Sherman Orrison
29 May 1988 (Age 67 years)
Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Latitude: N47.557335 Longitude: W93.654274

Cemetery: North Star Lake Campground
Note: He was cremated, and the four of us buried his ashes at North Star Lake Campground, north of Grand Rapids, MN. (Between sites 33 and 34.)
Death of a brotherWilliam Christopher Casson
11 January 1992 (Age 71 years)
Note: Cause of death was lung cancer, he was a heavy smoker
Death of a sisterEllen Casson
19 June 1992 (Age 71 years)
Note: Heart attack?
Residence between March 1956 and 2000 (Age 35 years)
Address: 935 2nd Ave NW
Death of a sisterIvy Evelyn Casson
25 September 201316:30 (Age 92 years)
Address: Lower Aston Hall Lane Hawarden DEESIDE CH5 3EX
Burial of a sisterIvy Evelyn Casson
10 October 2013 (Age 92 years)
Address: Hawarden No 1 Cemetery
Death of a sisterBeatrice Eileen ‘Bee’ Casson
21 November 201423:51 (Age 94 years)

Death 25 November 201516:26 (Age 95 years)
Address: Garden Court Chateau 2501 Co. Road 76 Grand Rapids MN 55744
Burial 4 July 2016 (7 months after death)
Address: Wabana Cemetery
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father
mother
Marriage: 6 September 1913Walton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
1 year
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
1 year
elder sister
Ivy Evelyn Casson
Birth: 22 January 1919 29 24England
Death: 25 September 2013Aston Hall Care Home, Hawarden, Deeside, Wales
21 months
herself
Grace Casson
Birth: 23 October 1920 31 2610 Church Road, Orrell, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Death: 25 November 2015Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
15 months
younger brother
15 months
younger sister
14 years
younger sister
Muriel Casson
Birth: 13 January 1937 47 42Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Death: 25 March 1982Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Family with John Sherman Orrison - View this family
husband
John Sherman Orrison
Birth: 7 June 1917 24 24St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: 20 April 1988Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
herself
Grace Casson
Birth: 23 October 1920 31 2610 Church Road, Orrell, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Death: 25 November 2015Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
son
Private
daughter
Joyce Elaine Orrison
Birth: 16 October 1950 33 29Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Death: 31 October 2016East Grand Forks, Polk, MN, USA
son
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