Torda, Martha Marie

Torda, Martha Marie

Female 1920 - 2009  (89 years)

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  • Name Torda, Martha Marie  [1
    Born 19 Mar 1920  Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence 10 Dec 1959  Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 22 Jul 1984  Westboro, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 17 Aug 2009  Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I62307  Sackett
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 

    Father Torda, Alex J.,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Orban, Mary,   d. Unknown 
    Children
    +1. Torda, Martha Marie,   b. 19 Mar 1920, Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2009, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     
    Family ID F25406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harrison, Donald Franklin,   b. 6 Feb 1915, Middlebury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1984  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1941  Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Harrison, Kenneth John,   b. 7 Mar 1956,   d. 10 Dec 1959  (Age 3 years)
     6. Living
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1920 - Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1941 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 Dec 1959 - Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Donald Franklin Harrison
      Event Type: Marriage
      Birth Date: abt 1915
      Marriage Date: 14 Aug 1941
      Marriage Place: Sheffield, Massachusetts
      Marriage Age: 26
      Father Name: Herbert I Harrison
      Mother Name: Florence Abbott
      Spouse Name: Martha Marie Torda
      Spouse Marriage Age: 21
      Spouse Father Name: Alex J Torda
      Spouse Mother Name: Mary Orban

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 19 Aug 2009, Page C7

      HARRISON, Martha T. (Torda)

      Martha T. (Torda) Harrison, 89, died Monday morning (August 17, 2009) at Beaumont Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was the wife of the late Donald F. Harrison who died in 1984. She was born in Torrington the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Orban) Torda and moved to Westborough, MA in 1967. She was employed as a Noon Aid at the Fales Elementary School in Westborough for many years. She was a long time member of Saint Luke's Church where she was part of the Saint Luke's Women's Club and the Saint Luke's Senior Adults. For many years she was a member of the Westborough Women's Club. She is survived by three sons, Robert H. Harrison of the Villages, FL, James F. Harrison of North Chittenden VT, William A. Harrison of Merrimack NH; two daughters, Frances H. Into of Cromwell, Barbara H. Conway of Westford; eight grandchildren, Rev. Timothy Harrison, Brian Harrison, Karen Into, Benjamin Harrison, Shawna Harrison, Robin Harrison, Katie Harrison, Alexander Harrison; three great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, Kenneth Harrison and two brothers, John A Torda and Alexander J. Torda Jr.

      Her funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Saint Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St. Westborough, MA. Burial will take place on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in Edgewood Cemetery in Wolcott, CT. Visiting hours will be held on Friday morning 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Rand Harper Pickering Funeral Home, 62 West Main St. Westborough. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Saint Luke's Parish Outreach, 70 West Main St. Westborough MA 01581 or the Westborough Woman's Club P.O. Box 182, Westborough MA 01581

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S884] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Name: Martha T. Harrison
      Social Security Number: 042-16-1395
      Birth Date: 19 Mar 1920
      Issue Year: Before 1951
      Issue State: Connecticut
      Last Residence: 06416, Cromwell, Middlesex, Connecticut
      Death Date: 17 Aug 2009

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    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 11 Dec 1959, Page 43

      Mother Finds Child, 3, Dead In His Crib

      MANCHESTER (Special)-- Three-year-oId Kenneth Harrison, son of Donald and Martha Torda Harrison, of 15 Griswold St., was found dead in his crib late Thursday afternoon by his mother. After an autopsy at Manchester Memorial Hospital, medical examiner Robert R. Keeney Jr., said that death was due to suffocation brought on by a slight cold and a respiratory infection.

      He said the child had been dead for about a half an hour when found.

      Besides his parents he leaves two sisters, Frances M. and Barbara E, Harrison, and three brothers. Robert H., Jem James F., and William A. Harrison all of this town his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Torda of Torrington, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Florence Harrison of Waterbury.

      Prayer services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Walcott.

      Calling hours will be held at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 tonight.

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2021.
      Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut), 23 Jul 1984, Page 12

      HARRISON. Donald F. Harrison, of 7 Glen St., Westboro, Mass., died Saturday (July 21). He is survived by his wife, Martha (Torda) Harrison; three sons, Robert H. Harrison of Sudbury Mass., James F. Hancock in New Hampshire, William A. Harrison of Litchfield, N.H.; two daughters, Frances H. Into of Sarasota, Fla., and Barbara H. Conway of Wakefield, Mass. Funeral services from the Rand and Harper Funeral Home, 62 W. Main St., Westboro, Mass., will be Wednesday, 10 a.m. Graveside services will be at Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, Ct., Wednesday, 2 p.m. Calling hours will be Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 22 Feb 2021.
      Memorial ID 131594580
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/131594580

      Martha M Torda Harrison
      Birth 19 Mar 1920
      Death 17 Aug 2009 (aged 89)
      Burial
      Edgewood Cemetery
      Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith


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