John Sherman Orrison, 19171988 (aged 70 years)

Birth June 7, 1917 24 24
Address: St. John's Hospital
Note: Map location is approximate; the hospital has moved since 1917. See http://swedehollow.org/Photos/S…

Map location is approximate; the hospital has moved since 1917. See http://swedehollow.org/Photos/SwedeHollowWalkingTour/SwedeHollowWalkingTour.html (archived as PDF in Dropbox)

Baptism March 30, 1918 25 25 (aged 9 months)
Address: The Church of the Messiah
Birth of a sisterLouise Josephine Orrison
December 20, 1918 (aged 1 year)
Census January 1920 (aged 2 years)

1920 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household St Paul Ward 9, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

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Birth of a sisterLillie Ruth Orrison
March 28, 1921 (aged 3 years)

Note: ToDo: Birth certificate found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci - name Lillie Ruth Orrison, Ramsey Count…

ToDo: Birth certificate found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci - name Lillie Ruth Orrison, Ramsey County, cert ID 1921-52964

Birth of a brotherDavid Charles Orrison
March 4, 1923 (aged 5 years)
Note: Funeral announcement said St. Paul, MN
Birth of a sisterMargaret Dorothy Orrison
March 1, 1925 (aged 7 years)
Note: ToDo: Found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci/. Dakota county; middle name Dorothy
Census April 1930 (aged 12 years)

1930 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States

.start_formatted_area. .b.Name|.b.Relation|.b.Home|.b.V/R|.b.Radio|.b.Farm|.b.Sex|.b.Race|.b.Age|.b.Cond|.b.AM|.b.School|.b.R/W|.b.BP|.b.FBP|.b.MBP|.b.Lang|.b.Imm|.b.Nat|.b.Eng|.b.Occupation|.b.Industry|.b.Code|.b.Emp|.b.Work|.b.Unemp|.b.Vet|.b.War John Israel Orrison|head|||||M||37|M|22|||Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Jersey|||||Iron Worker|Auto Plant|||||| Lillian Emilie Dreeke|wife|||||F||37|M|23|||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||Retail Merchant|Groceries|||||| John Sherman Orrison|son|||||M||12|S||||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||||||||| Louise Josephine Orrison|daughter|||||F||11|S||||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||||||||| Lillie Ruth Orrison|daughter|||||F||9|S||||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||||||||| David Charles Orrison|son|||||M||7|S||||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||||||||| Margaret Dorothy Orrison|daughter|||||F||5|S||||Minnesota|Minnesota|Minnesota|||||||||||| .end_formatted_area.

Birth of a sisterNaomi Jean Orrison
August 22, 1936 (aged 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJosephine Schroner
March 9, 1938 (aged 20 years)
Census April 1940 (aged 22 years) Age: 22

1940 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household Township 53 Range 24, Itasca, Minnesota, United States

.start_formatted_area. .b.Name|.b.Relation|.b.Home|.b.V/R|.b.Farm|.b.Sex|.b.Race|.b.Age|.b.Cond|.b.AM|.b.School|.b.R/W|.b.BP|.b.FBP|.b.MBP|.b.Lang|.b.Imm|.b.Nat|.b.Eng|.b.Occupation|.b.Industry|.b.Code|.b.Emp|.b.Work|.b.Unemp|.b.Vet|.b.War John Israel Orrison|head||||M||47|M|23|||Minnesota|||||||Farmer|Farm|||||| Lillian Emilie Dreeke|wife||||F||47|M|22|||Minnesota|||||||||||||| John Sherman Orrison|son||||M||22|S|28|||Minnesota|||||||Farmer|Farm|||||| Louise Josephine Orrison|younger sister||||F||21|S||||Minnesota|||||||Housework|Home|||||| Lillie Ruth Orrison|younger sister||||F||19|S|24|||Minnesota|||||||||||||| David Charles Orrison|younger brother||||M||17|S|30|||Minnesota|||||||||||||| Margaret Dorothy Orrison|younger sister||||F||15|M|21|||Minnesota|||||||||||||| Naomi Jean Orrison|younger sister||||F||3|S|21|||Minnesota|||||||||||||| .end_formatted_area.

Death of a paternal grandfatherSherman William Orrison
March 6, 1941 (aged 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSherman William Orrison
March 6, 1941 (aged 23 years)
Occupation between 1942 and 1980 (aged 62 years)
Address: Canisteo Mine
Employer: Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company
Note: Started just before he joined the Army, they held his position until he returned. He was a Foreman f…

Started just before he joined the Army, they held his position until he returned. He was a Foreman for many years, and a Repairman for a few.

Photo August 1942 (aged 25 years)
Milit-Beg 1942 (aged 24 years)

Note: Enlisted in the Army, became a Sergeant almost from the beginning.
Photo August 1944 (aged 27 years)
Occupation
Sergeant 17048399 (Iron Worker)
August 11, 1945 (aged 28 years)

Employer: U.S. Army
Residence between 1945 and 1956 (aged 38 years)
Note: Dad bought the house (40 acres on Clearwater Lake) while he was in the Army. Sent the money for pay…

Dad bought the house (40 acres on Clearwater Lake) while he was in the Army. Sent the money for payments to his mother.

Milit-End May 1946 (aged 28 years)

Note: Honorably discharged from the Army
Birth of a daughterJoyce Elaine Orrison
October 16, 195020:26 (aged 33 years)
Residence March 1956 (aged 38 years)
Address: 935 2nd Ave NW
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Charles Dreke
September 8, 1959 (aged 42 years)
Cause: Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Burial of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Charles Dreke
September 10, 1959 (aged 42 years)
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery
Death of a fatherJohn Israel Orrison
November 18, 1969 (aged 52 years)
Burial of a fatherJohn Israel Orrison
November 22, 1969 (aged 52 years)
Anecdote March 28, 1970 (aged 52 years)
Note: Installed as Warder, Jephtah Chapter OES
Death of a motherLillian Emilie Dreeke
November 3, 1978 (aged 61 years)
Note: Cause of Death: Cancer
Burial of a motherLillian Emilie Dreeke
November 7, 1978 (aged 61 years)
Note: Alfred Garner was also a bearer, I don't know who he was.
Death April 20, 1988 (aged 70 years)
Note: around 7:30am

around 7:30am Cause of Death: Emphysema from smoking and welding

Burial May 29, 1988 (1 month after death)
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 R…

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.)

Military December 27, 2016 (28 years after death)

Note: DD Form 214 (?) requested from eVetRecs

DD Form 214 (?) requested from eVetRecs Signature verification form posted

Note

Drivers License #O-625-429-765-427

Family with parents
father
18921969
Birth: July 14, 1892 27 17Annandale, Wright, MN, USA
Death: November 18, 1969Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
mother
18931978
Birth: February 16, 1893 23 23Winona, Winona, MN, USA
Death: November 3, 1978Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Marriage MarriageNovember 25, 1915
19 months
himself
19171988
Birth: June 7, 1917 24 24St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: April 20, 1988Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
19 months
younger sister
19182012
Birth: December 20, 1918 26 25St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: May 2, 2012
2 years
younger sister
19212014
Birth: March 28, 1921 28 28
Death: May 19, 2014
2 years
younger brother
19232005
Birth: March 4, 1923 30 30Iron River, Bayfield, WI, USA
Death: January 11, 2005Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
2 years
younger sister
19252006
Birth: March 1, 1925 32 32Dakota, MN, USA
Death: November 27, 2006
12 years
younger sister
19362009
Birth: August 22, 1936 44 43Goodridge, Pennington, MN, USA
Death: March 19, 2009Bemidji, Beltrami, MN, USA
Family with Grace Casson
himself
19171988
Birth: June 7, 1917 24 24St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: April 20, 1988Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
wife
19202015
Birth: October 23, 1920 31 2610 Church Road, Orrell, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Death: November 25, 2015Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
son
Private
daughter
19502016
Birth: October 16, 1950 33 29Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Death: October 31, 2016East Grand Forks, Polk, MN, USA
son
Private