Orrison and Casson Genealogy

John S. Orrison, 1944

John Sherman OrrisonAge: 70 years19171988

Name
John Sherman Orrison
Birth 7 June 1917 24 24
St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Latitude: N44.956242 Longitude: W93.073125

Address: St. John's Hospital
Note: Map location is approximate; the hospital has moved since 1917. See http://www.daytonsbluff.org/old/SwedeHollowWalkingTour.html
Baptism 30 March 1918 (Age 9 months)
Address: The Church of the Messiah
Birth of a sisterLouise Josephine Orrison
20 December 1918 (Age 18 months)
Birth of a sisterLillie Ruth Orrison
28 March 1921 (Age 3 years)

Note: 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
4 March 1923 (Age 5 years)
Note: Funeral announcement said St. Paul, MN
Birth of a sisterMargaret Dorothy Orrison
1 March 1925 (Age 7 years)
Note: ToDo: Found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci/. Dakota county; middle name Dorothy
Birth of a sisterNaomi Jean Orrison
22 August 1936 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJosephine Schroner
9 March 1938 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSherman William Orrison
6 March 1941 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSherman William Orrison
6 March 1941 (Age 23 years)
Photo August 1942 (Age 25 years)
Milit-Beg 1942 (Age 24 years)

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

Employer: U.S. Army
Milit-End May 1946 (Age 28 years)

Note: Honorably discharged from the Army
Birth of a daughter
#1
Joyce Elaine Orrison
16 October 1950 (Age 33 years)
Occupation between 1942 and 1980 (Age 24 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 for many years, and a Repairman for a few.
Residence March 1956 (Age 38 years)
Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Latitude: N47.242867 Longitude: W93.531793

Address: 935 2nd Ave NW
Residence between 1945 and 1956 (Age 27 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.
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Charles Dreke
8 September 1959 (Age 42 years)
Cause: Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Death of a fatherJohn Israel Orrison
18 November 1969 (Age 52 years)
Anecdote 28 March 1970 (Age 52 years)
Note: Installed as Warder, Jephtah Chapter OES
Death of a motherLillian Emilie Dreeke
3 November 1978 (Age 61 years)
Note: Cause of Death: Cancer
Death 20 April 1988 (Age 70 years)
Note: around 7:30am
Burial 29 May 1988 (39 days after death)
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.)
Military 27 December 2016 (28 years after death)

Note: DD Form 214 (?) requested from eVetRecs
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father
mother
Marriage: 25 November 1915
18 months
himself
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
18 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
12 years
younger sister
Naomi Jean Orrison
Birth: 22 August 1936 44 43Goodridge, Pennington, MN, USA
Death: 19 March 2009Bemidji, Beltrami, MN, USA
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himself
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
wife
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
Private