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James Edward TORSTENSON & Sarah Ann LOVE

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JAMES EDWARD TORSTENSON
was born in Falkenburg, Sweden on 10 November 1864
he died in Victoria, Australia on 4 June 1937 aged 72

James married:

SARAH ANN LOVE on Christmas Day 1896 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia
Sarah was born in Victoria, Australia on 10 Dec 1875, 1 of 17 children of Richard LOVE & Sophia COWELL
she died 12 April 1913 aged 37


the known children of James & Sarah were:

1/ George Torstenson
- born 1897 in Victoria, Australia
- died 1930 age 32
5 July 1930 TORSTENSON - The Officers and Members of LEADING STAR BRANCH, No 10098, Punchbowl, G.U.O.O.F., are kindly requested to attend the Funeral of their late Bro., George Torstenson which will leave the Private Mortuary Chapel of Mrs P. Kirby and Son, Ltd., 205 Elizabeth street, city, THIS SATURDAY, at 2.15pm, for the Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood.



on 15 July 1908 George Torstenson, above, and Ada & Charles Torstenson below, were attending the St James Sunday School at Pakenham when they received prizes. Charles was in the 3rd class and came 1st. George was in the 4th class and came 3rd equal with Gordon Webster and Ada Torstenson was in the infant class



2/ Ada Mary Amelia Torstenson
- born 7 July 1899 in Victoria, Australia
- married Ernest Alfred WINNELL and had 7 known children
- Ernest was 1 of 8 children of Thomas WINNELL (1856-?) & Matilda Maira CLEMENSEN (1860-1921) of Yackandandah, lived at Kialla West



3/ Charles Richard Torstenson
- born 3 October 1900 in Victoria, Australia
- married Myrtle Eileen SMITH (1907-1998) in New Zealand
- Charles remarried to Olive May COE in 1925 in New Zealand & divorced in 1934
- (the COE of WAIRARAPA)
- had 3 daughters and a son:
1923 - 2009 Jean Francis Torstenson
1925 - 2010 Charles Edward Torstenson
- Charles (aka Sid) died 1 March 2010 aged 84, ashes interred RSA. Plot 2226, Maunu cemetery, Whangarei
1927 - 2004 Kathleen Pytholia Marion Torstenson
- Kathleen was born 21 April 1927
- She died 20 April 2004, a day before her 77th
- she married George Thomas LITTLE (1890-1961) as his 2nd wife
- he was 1 of 12 children of Thomas William LITTLE & Mary Emily GROVES of Kuripuni, Masterton. (His 1st wife in 1915, was Mary Alice DALEY who died in 1945)
- NOTE - a sister of George Thomas Little, Mary Ellen Little, married Sidney COE in Masterton in 1905. It was their daughter Olive May Coe who married Kathleen's father, Charles Richard Torstenson, above
- Kathleen remarried in 1966 to ? EYRE (possibly Lewis)
1928 - 1978 Dorothy Olive Veronica Torstenson
- Dorothy married Harold Victor GRIFFITHS (1907-1969)
???? - ???? Thelma May Torstenson
... CHARLES & OLIVE (for which, in July 1929, Charles received 2 years reformative detention)

Charles died in Auckland on 13 August 1971 aged 70
- his probate was in Onehunga, Auckland



4/ Sarah Elizabeth Torstenson
- born 22 October 1902
- married James HOOK



5/ Kathleen May Torstenson
- born 19 December 1903 in Lancefield, Victoria
- Kathleen married Walter Joseph SIMON (1900-1975) 18 Dec 1928 in Albury, NSW, Australia
- died 22 October 1973 in Melbourne



6/ James Edward Torstenson
- born 22 January 1906 in Victoria, Australia
- he married Olive ?



7/ Myrtle Torstenson
- born 13 December 1907
- she married Arthur MASON
- she died 18 December 1981 aged 74
In 'The Argus' Melbourne 4 June 1938 - TORSTENSON - In loving memory of my dear father who passed away on June 4 1837. Loves sweetest thought, remembrance. Inserted by his loving daughter, Myrtle



8/ Peter Alexander Torstenson
- born 23 March 1909
- married Lola ?
5 September 1929 - MINYIP, Victoria, Wednesday - Following the "hold-up' of Ali Mahome KHAN, Indian Hawker, at Sheep Hills, on August 24, Peter Alexander Torstenson, appeared in the Minyip court to-day, befor Mr Wilson,P.M., and Messrs, R.D. Young and J. Barnes, J.P.'s. Torstenson, who was undefended, pleaded guilty to having been armed with an offensive weapon, when he attempted to rob Khan, and to having, at Sheep Hills, stolen a nickel watch and 8 5s 3d from the dwelling of Clement Oswald Baker, farmer. Torstenson was committed for trial at the Melbourne Sessions, on September 15
5 July 1932 - MELBOURNE. William O'Connor, aged 33, labourer, of Rae-street, North Fitzroy, was admitted to Melbourne Hospital late on Saturday night in a critical condition, suffering from broken ribs abd a fractured skull. O'Connor was at a party at his home, and a quarrel arose. He was attacked by two guests and knocked down and kicked.
Augustine KERR, 27, of Fitzroy, and Peter Alexander TORSTENSON, 23, of West Brunswick, have been arrested and charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on O'Connor



9/ Dorothy Torstenson
- born 28 September 1911
- Dorothy married John McILLVENNA in 1936

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