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William Elery Orr (1881 - 1953)

William Elery Orr
Born in Iron, Missouri, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Jun 1903 in Iron, Missouri, USAmap
Husband of — married 10 Nov 1928 in Battle Creek, MImap
Descendants descendants
Died in Springfield, Calhoun, Michigan, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Mar 2014
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Biography

William Elery Orr was born on Aug 22, 1881 in Iron County, Missouri, United States to Smiley A Orr & Nellie Delilah Ann Choate/Choat.

He 1st married Anne East on Jun 7, 1903 in Iron County, Missouri United States and they had 9 children:

Effie 1904-1907

William Dallas 1906-1975

Nora L. 1908-1985

Della Louis 1910-1983

Woodrow W. Sr 1913-1977

Marie abt. 1916-

Thomas Elwood1917-1980

Paul Delbert 1919-1944

Helen Leona 1924-1924


Around 1917 they had moved to Battle Creek, Michigan, United States and between 1920-1926 they had divorced. The last 2 children were born in Michigan, United States and the rest were born in Missouri, United States.

On Nov 10, 1928 he married Ruby M. Galbrath, 1886-1958, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States .[1]Ruby had previously married Frank Alphone Shugars on April 3, 1904 and they had 4 Children:

Laurel Leslie (M) 1905-1953

Loren P (M) at. 1908-

Jennie L abt. 1913-

Alice M abt. 1921-

I do not know, as of May 21, 2016, if William and Ruby had any Children. The WW II Draft Registration shows that William was 61 when he applied and lived at 220 Stringham Rd, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. He listed Charles May as next of kin who lived at the same address as William also at this time, William worked for the City of Battle Creek City Hall, in the Water Department.

UNITED STATES CENSUS, 1900 [2]

UNITED STATES CENSUS, 1930 [3]

UNITED STATES CENSUS, 1940 [4]

He is mentioned in the following children's Marriage record;

Nora L,[5]

Paul Delbert [6]

Woodrow W [7]



Sources

  1. MICHIGAN, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1820-1940 GS Film Number 002107912 Digital Folder Number 004653783 Image Number 00765 CITING THIS RECORD "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNKG-W3Y : accessed 22 May 2016), William E Orr and Ruby M Zalbreath Shugars, 1928.
  2. District 45 Sheet Number and Letter 8B Household ID 137 Line Number 79 Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number T623 GS Film Number 1240859 Digital Folder Number 004118787 Image Number 00773 CITING THIS RECORD "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3CR-1BN : accessed 22 May 2016), Wm E Orr in household of Smiley A Orr, Liberty Township, Iron, Missouri, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 137, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,859.
  3. District ED 30 Sheet Number and Letter 13B Household ID 371 Line Number 89 Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number T626 Affiliate Film Number 978 GS Film Number 2340713 Digital Folder Number 004951134 Image Number 00963 CITING THIS RECORD "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQYS-97Y : accessed 22 May 2016), William E Orr, 1930.
  4. District 75-7 Family Number 88 Sheet Number and Letter 3B Line Number 42 Affiliate Publication Number T627 Affiliate Film Number 1817 Digital Folder Number 005461679 Image Number 00163 CITING THIS RECORD "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K41V-S9X : accessed 22 May 2016), William E Orr, Fabius Township, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 75-7, sheet 3B, family 88, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 1817.
  5. MICHIGAN MARRIAGES, 1868-1925 GS Film number 2342767 Digital Folder Number 4001631 Image Number 649 Reference ID v 2 p 190 rn 811 CITING THIS RECORD "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ73-B63 : accessed 22 May 2016), William E. Orr in entry for Claude Demott and Nora Orr, 28 Oct 1925; citing Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, v 2 p 190 rn 811, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,767.
  6. MICHIGAN, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1820-1940 GS Film Number 002107913 Digital Folder Number 004653784 Image Number 00016 CITING THIS RECORD "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2SL-XK5D : accessed 22 May 2016), Wm E Orr in entry for P Delbert Orr and Dorothy Scott, 1938.
  7. MARRIAGES, 1820-1940 GS Film Number 002107913 Digital Folder Number 004653784 Image Number 00034 CITING THIS RECORD "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2SL-XGTD : accessed 22 May 2016), William E Orr in entry for Woodrow W Orr and Lacy M Brewer, 1938.


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