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Re: Looking for Maryanne Avery


Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 2/7/2017 at 19:59:53

In Response To: Looking for Maryanne Avery (Susie Delozier)

U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 for Mary Ann Jorgensen
Applications of Wives of Members of the AEF in Europe - 1919-1920

Name: Mrs. Mary Ann Jorgensen
Birth Date: December 24, 1895
Birth Place: Winchester, England
Age: 24
Passport application: May 31, 1919 – American Consulate – Southampton, England
Passport Issue Date: June 4, 1919
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
Ship: SS Plattsburgh on June 5, 1919
Residence in USA: Cresent Iowa
Husband: Nels Jorgensen, born Denmark
Father: Frederick Avery
Father's Birth Location: Winchester, England
Mother: Mary A. Avery
Mother's Birth Location: Alresford, England
Married to Nels Jorgensen: January 10, 1919 in Winchester, England – St. Peter’s church

US Social Security Application
Name: Hilda Mary Jorgensen
[Hilda Mary Avery]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Dec 1896
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Father: Frederick Avery
Mother: Mary Jackson
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Nov 1942: Name listed as HILDA MARY JORGENSEN
Spouse Name: Nels Jorgensen
Spouse Birth Place: Denmark

Iowa Birth Registration:
Raymond Fredrick Andrew Jorgensen
Birth Date November 25, 1919
Birth Place Crescent Twp, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Father Nels Jorgensen
Mother Maryanne Avery
CLINTON — Raymond F. Jorgensen, 95, of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at the Alverno. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. Private burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Raymond Fredrick Andrew Jorgensen was born on November 25, 1919 in Crescent, Iowa, the son of Nels and Hilda (Avery) Jorgensen. He was raised and graduated from high school in Omaha, Nebraska. He then attended and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1943 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. Raymond was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Navy from 1943-1946. He married Helen Hultman on June 28, 1944 in Wausa, Nebraska. Raymond was the manager of plant engineering with Clinton Corn for 27 years, retiring in 1981. Raymond was a member and 50 year elder of the Clinton Church of Christ, where he taught Sunday School for many years. He was a member of the Clinton Engineering Club and enjoyed singing in the barber shop quartet. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan. Raymond is survived by his wife: Helen of Clinton; two daughters: Kathryn (Calvin) Cossey of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Carol (Paul) Behrens of Clinton; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorials can be made to the family, to be given to FAME, a medical mission organization.

Clinton Herald -- Clinton, Iowa
August 9, 2015

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