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Hugo Thorsell was born June 9, 1890, in Jämjö, Blekinge lan, Sweden, and died February 4, 1965, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 74. He is the son of Petter Petersson of Slatafly, Sweden and Eleonora Laurentia Persson of Sweden. Buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Bernadina Sallie Magnusson was born July 15, 1890, in Massachusetts and died April 29, 1985, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 94. She is the daughter of John Magnusson of Sweden and Louisa Hakanson of Sweden. Buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Hugo Thorsell and Bernadina Sallie Magnusson were married about 1919 in California.

Hugo Thorsell and Bernadina Sallie (Magnusson) Thorsell had five children:

  1. Evelyn Louise Thorsell: Born March 29, 1921, in Los Angeles Co., CA; Died May 28, 1927, in Los Angeles Co., CA (age 6). Buried in Roosevelt Memorial Park,  Gardena, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  2. Elinore M. Thorsell: Born December 11, 1922, in Los Angeles Co., CA.
  3. Margaret Bernice Thorsell: Born June 9, 1924, in Los Angeles Co., CA; Died January 5, 1936, in Los Angeles Co., CA (age 11). Buried in Roosevelt Memorial Park,  Gardena, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  4. Phillip Russel Thorsell: Born February 11, 1927, in Los Angeles Co., CA.
  5. Clifford Robert "Cliff" Thorsell: Born December 1, 1930, in Los Angeles Co., CA. Married (1) Nancy H. Hargrove: Born August 18, 1939, in Unknown. Divorced May 1968 in the City of Los Angeles, CA. Married (2) September 21, 1972 in the City of Los Angeles, CA, to Nancy G. Schonberg: Born June 7, 1932, in Franklin Twp., Steele Co., ND. Nancy H. Thorsell then married Charles R. Huff on June 27, 1970, in a civil ceremony in Clark Co., NV. Nancy H. Ripley? Robert G. Ripley: Born December 1, 1939?



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Hugo Thorsell was born June 9, 1890, in Jämjö, Blekinge lan, Sweden.

Sallie Bernadina Magnusson was born July 15, 1890, in Massachusetts.


Hugo Thorsell departed from Copenhagen on April 18, 1907, aboard the S. S. Oscar II, and arrived in the port of New York on May 1, 1907. He is an unmarried Farm Laborer born in Jämjö, Sweden, and his final destination is San Francisco, CA. He paid for his own ticket, has $15 in money, has a paid ticket to his final destination, and will joining his brother, Dag Thorsell, who is currently at 45 Aloha St., San Francisco, CA.

 


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 13, 1900 shows John Magnussun (age 45) born March 1855 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1887 and a Naturalized citizen is a Grocer owing his own home free of a mortgage and living at 145 Eastern Avenue, 2nd Ward, City of Worcester, Worcester Co., MA. Living with him is his wife of 21 years, Louisa Magnussun (age 49) born October 1850 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1887, with all 5 of the children born to her still living. Also living there are his five unmarried children, all born to Swedish-born parents: Selma Magnussun (age 20) born January 1880 in Sweden, a Grocery Saleslady; M. Edith Magnussun (age 16) born January 1884 in Sweden; B. Sallie Magnussun (age 9) born July 1890 in Massachusetts; Hylmer Magnussun (age 7) born May 1893 in Massachusetts; and E. Alva Magnussun (age 1) born May 1899 in Massachusetts.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 21, 1910 shows Hugo Thorsell (age 20) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1907 and applied for citizenship is an unmarried Aqueduct Laborer Boarding at Mismers Aqueduct Camp, Kern Co., CA.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 30, 1910 shows Sallie Magnusson (age 20) born in Massachusetts to Swedish-born parents is an unmarried Servant in a Private Family and living in the Charles H. Wade family, 14 Harvard Street, 10th Ward, City of Worcester, Worcester Co., MA.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 28, 1910 shows John Magnusson (age 55) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1887 and a Naturalized citizen is a Retail Merchant of Meat owing his own home with a mortgage and living at 145 Eastern Avenue, 2nd Ward, City of Worcester, Worcester Co., MA. Living with him is his wife of 31 years, Louise Magnusson (age 59) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1887, with 5 of the 8 children born to her still living. Also living there are his three unmarried children, all born in Massachusetts to Swedish-born parents: Selma A. Magnusson (age 30), a Milliner; Hjalmar M. Magnusson (age 27), a Machine Shop Helper; and Alva Magnusson (age 11). Two other families also live in the household.


The WWI Draft Registration Report dated June 5, 1917, shows Hugo Thorsell is living at Oilcenter, Kern Co., CA. He is an unmarried Oil Worker for Standard Oil Co., Oilcenter, Kern Co., CA. Red Hair.


Hugo Thorsell and Bernadina Sallie Magnusson were married about 1919 in California.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 12, 1920 shows Hugo Thorsell (age 29) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in Unknown and a Naturalized citizen is a Lumber Yard Laborer renting his home at 538 7th St., City of Los Angeles, San Pedro Twp., Los Angeles Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Sallie Thorsell (age 29) born in Massachusetts to Swedish-born parents. Also living there is his unmarried sister-in-law, Alva Magnusson (age 20) born in Massachusetts to Swedish-born parents, who is a Restaurant Waitress.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1930 shows Hugo Thorsell (age 39) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1907 and a Naturalized citizen is a Longshoreman on the Docks owning his home valued worth $3,500 at 219 Miyle, La Rambla Twp., Los Angeles Co., CA. Living with him is  his wife, Sallie B. Thorsell (age 39) born in Massachusetts to Swedish-born parents. Also living there are his three children, all born in California to Swedish and Massachusetts-born parents: Elanore M. Thorsell (age 7); Bernice M. Thorsell (age 5); and Phillippe R. Thorsell (age 3).

Hugo Thorsell died February 4, 1965, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 74.

Bernadina Sallie (Magnusson) Thorsell died April 29, 1985, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 94.


Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Co., 1958

ENGAGEMENTS

Thorsell-Hargrove

SAN PEDRO - First Baptist Church, Wilmington, will be the setting Friday for the wedding of Nancy Helen Hargrove and Clifford Robert Thorsell. Nancy, a graduate of Banning High School, is the daughter of the Audrey Hargroves of 1161 Ravenna Ave., Wilmington. Clifford is the son of the Hugo Thorsells of 219 Meyler St. He is a graduate of San Pedro High School and attended Westmont Bible College in Santa Barbara.


Published August 14, 2004

KERRVILLE, TX Mr. Henry John Schonberg, 78, of Kerrville, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, in a Kerrville hospital. Mr. Schonberg, a resident of Kerrville since 1970 and a prior resident of Fredericksburg, was born on June 7, 1926, in Findley, N.D., to Henry John Schonberg and Merle Vivian Combs Schonberg. Henry served his country faithfully during World War II in the United States Army. He was a disabled veteran. Henry was a member of the Country Community Church. He married Nina Mae Sutton on June 10, 1974, in Kerrville, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Schonberg, of Kerrville; three daughters, Gloria Lamb, of Morgan, Linda Molter, of Fredericksburg, and Carol Cornehl, of Fredericksburg; one son, Daniel Schonberg, of Fredericksburg; three sisters, Floy Gustafson, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Edythe Sutton, of Milaca, Minn., and Nancy Thorsell of Ontario, Calif.; grandchildren, Rio Schonberg, of San Antonio, Chad Molter, of Ingram, Matthew Molter, of Lometa, Jarrod Cornehl, of San Francisco, Calif., Trenton Cornehl, of Lubbock, Sage Schonberg and Ara Schonberg, both of Fredericksburg; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Eckhardt; a son, Dennis Schonberg; two sisters, Doris Walters and Peggy Wutke; and one grandchild, Levi Lamb. The family will receive friends at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Kerr-ville on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Grimes Funeral Chapels, Kerrville, Texas, with the Rev. David Dodge officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas. Memorial remembrances may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family invites you to send condolences at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the "Send Condolences" link. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.


Johnson Co., TX Obituaries

MARY JEANNE MC CALL

Burleson--Mary Jeanne McCall, 69, a Real Estate Agent, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at a local Hospice. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Reece Prairie Baptist Church in Burleson. Mary was born April 9, 1933, to Harvey and Doris Long Walters. She married Earl McCall on October 10, 1952, in Los Angeles, California. She was a member of the Business Womens Club and very active in the community. She attended Reece Prairie Baptist Church, and was a very devoted mother and a very loving grandmother. Mrs. McCall is survived by her husband, Earl McCall of Burleson; sons, Bryan McCall and wife, Diane, of Arlington, Bruce McCall of Round Rock; daughters, Susan Dodson and husband, Paul, of Joshua, Cheryl McCall of Arlington; brother, Tom Walters and wife, Sandy, of Red Bluff, California; aunts, Floy Gustafson and husband, Earl, of Arroyo Grande, California, Edythe Sutton of Milaca, Minnesota and Nancy Thorsell and husband Cliff of Ontario, California; grandchildren, Chris Dodson, Michelle Dodson, Nicole Dodson, Ashlynn McCall; nephews, Terry Slape and wife, Linda, Tommy Walters; nieces, Debbie Brown and husband, Ron, Lorri Cam-pagna, Julie Curl and Denise Rhaming. Memorials may be made to Emery J. Lilge Hospice House at 201 Med Park Circle, Burleson, Texas 76028. Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangement.


MARY JEANNE MC CALL
Burleson--Mary Jeanne McCall, 69, a Real Estate Agent, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at a local Hospice. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Reece Prairie Baptist Church in Burleson. Mary was born April 9, 1933, to Harvey and Doris Long Walters. She married Earl McCall on October 10, 1952, in Los Angeles, California. She was a member of the Business Womens Club and very active in the community. She attended Reece Prairie Baptist Church, and was a very devoted mother and a very loving grandmother. Mrs. McCall is survived by her husband, Earl McCall of Burleson; sons, Bryan McCall and wife, Diane, of Arlington, Bruce McCall of Round Rock; daughters, Susan Dodson and husband, Paul, of Joshua, Cheryl McCall of Arlington; brother, Tom Walters and wife, Sandy, of Red Bluff, California; aunts, Floy Gustafson and husband, Earl, of Arroyo Grande, California, Edythe Sutton of Milaca, Minnesota and Nancy Thorsell and husband Cliff of Ontario, California; grandchildren, Chris Dodson, Michelle Dodson, Nicole Dodson, Ashlynn McCall; nephews, Terry Slape and wife, Linda, Tommy Walters; nieces, Debbie Brown and husband, Ron, Lorri Campagna, Julie Curl and Denise Rhaming. Memorials may be made to Emery J. Lilge Hospice House at 201 Med Park Circle, Burleson, Texas 76028. Mountain Valley Funeral Home of Burleson handled the arrangement.


August 14, 2004

The Daily Times, Kerrville, TX

KERRVILLE. Mr. Henry John Schonberg, 78, of Kerrville, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, in a Kerrville hospital. Mr. Schonberg, a resident of Kerrville since 1970 and a prior resident of Fredericksburg, was born on June 7, 1926, in Findley, N.D., to Henry John Schonberg and Merle Vivian Combs Schonberg.

Henry served his country faithfully during World War II in the United States Army.

He was a disabled veteran. Henry was a member of the Country Community Church.

He married Nina Mae Sutton on June 10, 1974, in Kerrville, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Schonberg, of Kerrville; three daughters, Gloria Lamb, of Morgan, Linda Molter, of Fredericksburg, and Carol Cornehl, of Fredericksburg; one son, Daniel Schonberg, of Fredericksburg; three sisters, Floy Gustafson, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Edythe Sutton, of Milaca, Minn., and
Nancy Thorsell of Ontario, Calif.; grandchildren, Rio Schonberg, of San Antonio, Chad Molter, of Ingram, Matthew Molter, of Lometa, Jarrod Cornehl, of San Francisco, Calif., Trenton Cornehl, of Lubbock, Sage Schonberg and Ara Schonberg, both of Fredericksburg; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Eckhardt; a son, Dennis Schonberg; two sisters, Doris Walters and Peggy Wutke; and one grandchild, Levi Lamb.

The family will receive friends at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Kerrville on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Grimes Funeral Chapels, Kerrville, Texas, with the Rev. David Dodge officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas. Memorial remembrances may be made to the charity of one?s choice.

The family invites you to send condolences at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the Send Condolences link.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.


Jonathan Alan "Jon" Thorsell; Jennifer (Bell) Thorsell. Beverly R. Thorsell (Linnes?).