Generation V Parent
Lillian Marguerite Cook John Ellison Gorrell
b. Dec. 26,1901 - d. July 24, 1997¹
Marguerite was born in Toronto and baptised in the Bloor street Presbyterian Church by Rev. W.G. Wallace¹. After completing high school, she trained as a teacher and taught school in Toronto.²
She married John Ellison Gorrell, son of Talbot John Howe Gorrell and Katherine Parmenter, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, 1930, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He practised medicine and surgery in Chicago.¹
Later they moved to Milwaukee where he was connected to a hospital.
In 1968, they moved to Riverside, California where he worked in a hospital.³ Marguerite died in Oakland, California.¹ Obviously, the family lived in several places across the United States.
Elizabeth Gorrell, b. 1933 in Chicago¹
Joan Gorrell, b. 1935 in Pittsburgh¹
John David Gorrell, b. 1936 in Pittsburgh¹
¹ Information received in a letter from Elizabeth Kot, daughter of John and Marguerite, to Tom Loghrin Mar. 20, 2006.
² The original account written by William J. Keith in 1968.
³ The accuracy of this statement from Will Keith's initial account has not been verified.