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looking relatives of "Charles Richard Torstenson" and "James Edward Torstenson" of New Zealand

Query by OldRelic

Hello, I am searching for relatives of "Charles Richard Torstenson" and "James Edward Torstenson" of New Zealand.

Charles Richard was my Grandfather on my mothers side and James Edward was my great grandfather on my mothers side of the family.

Charles lived in the Auckland area.

James location is unknown. Although James did emigrate from Australia.

I have no further information other than above.

The Torstenson side of the family was never spoken about. for reason's unknown.

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on 2011-11-03 22:37:38

OldRelic has been a Family Tree Circles member since Nov 2011. is researching the following names: TORSTENSON, DALEY, LITTLE and 2 other(s).

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by ngairedith on 2011-11-04 05:14:13

hi OldRelic,

I reckon they didn't talk about Charles Richard Torsetenson because of this:

While His Wife Lay Stricken

by OldRelic on 2011-11-04 16:45:25

I was aware of that and have been for some time.

It doesn't change the fact that I am searching for information on both "Charles" and "James"

Thanks Ray

by allycat on 2011-11-04 17:04:36

This family tree online at RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project Grierson/Atherton/Love/Laurence has your James Edward TORSTENSON born Sweden, married VIC Australia, 9 children, one being your grandfather Charles.

National Archives of Australia has J E Torstenson - Application for certificate of naturalization, 1932.

Of interest Trove - Digitised newspapers of Australia has 9 records for Torstenson.

Archives of New Zealand 3 records for Torstenson.

by OldRelic on 2011-11-04 19:46:57

allycat. Thank you so very much for the leads, I will investigate them fully.

Thanks again.

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