Charles Edward Torgerson (c.1860 - d.)

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About Charles Edward Torgerson

Biographical Summary:

(son of Evan Torgerson and Olena Reiersen). Born September 18, 1855, Sigdal, Norway. Came to Utah with parents.

Married: Teckla Schaugaard May 25, 1887, St. George, Utah (daughter of Niels Christian and Chrestina Schaugaard of Christiana, Norway; came to Utah 1876). She died 1884.

Their children:

Clara, Willard and Joseph, died.

Married: Jane Lettie Williams January 25, ____, Logan, Utah (daughter of Stephen Williams and Emma Jane Hilyard [Hillard] of Ditchett, England, pioneers 1854). She was born September 3, 1866.

Their children:

  1. Charles Alvin;
  2. Iva Olena, married John Albert Maxfield;
  3. Ferry Conrad;
  4. Samuel Lavern;
  5. Ethen Hull;
  6. Leah Orveta;
  7. Sheldon Ordell;
  8. Edward Vaun;
  9. Vada Jane;
  10. Orville.

Family home Emery, Utah.

High priest. Postmaster. Carpenter and builder.

Sources: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1216

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