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Julia (Alvira y Torres) Bookman (1914 - 2002)

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Julia Bookman formerly Alvira y Torres aka Garrison
Born in Fajardo, Puerto Ricomap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of , , , [private brother (1920s - unknown)], and [private sister (1920s - unknown)]
Wife of — married in Fajardo, Puerto Ricomap
Mother of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jun 2016
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Julia was born in 1914. She is the daughter of Eusebio Alvira y Rivera and Teresa Rexach y Torres. [1][2]

Julia married Roy Allen Garrison March 27, 1943, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.[3]

Julia later married Lawrence Bookman. She was a retired registered nurse with Little Griffin Hospital, Pineview General Hospital and Moody Air Force Base Hospital.[4]

Julia died October 17, 2002. She was buried in Lake Park Cemetery.[4]


  1. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 June 2016), Julia Alvira Y Torres in entry for Eresebio Alvira Y Rivera, 1930.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 June 2016), Julia Elvira Torres in household of Eusebio Elvira Rivera, Pulguero, Santurce, San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico; citing enumeration district (ED) 8-86, sheet 6A, family 100, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4602.
  3. "Puerto Rico, Registro Civil, 1805-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 June 2016), Roy Allen Garrison and Julia Alvira Torres, 27 Mar 1943; citing Fajardo, Puerto Rico, oficinas del ciudad, Puerto Rico (city offices, Puerto Rico).
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Julia Alvira Garrison Bookman." The Valdosta Daily Times (Georgia), October 19, 2002.

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