Forfar,  George Thompson

Forfar, George Thompson

Male 1920 - 2001  (81 years)

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  • Name Forfar, George Thompson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 11 May 1920  Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Education Montréal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    McKay School for the Deaf 
    Find A Grave Memorial 10907365 
    Residence Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 Jun 1921  Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 5 Dec 2001  Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery
    Person ID I5246  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 

    Father Forfar, William Henry Utrech,   b. 22 Feb 1897, Agincourt, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sandison, Agnes,   b. Jan 1901, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 May 1919  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Parker, Barbara Mae 
    Married 15 Jul 1955  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Forfar, Russell,   d. Bef 2001  [natural]  [private]
     2. Forfar, Debbie  [natural]
     3. Forfar, Janice  [natural]
     4. Forfar, George,   b. 1946, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2001  (Age < 54 years)  [natural]
     5. Forfar, Linda,   b. 1948, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2001  (Age < 52 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1920 - Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - McKay School for the Deaf - - Montréal, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1921 - Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1955 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 2001 - Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Forfar, George Thompson and Agnes Sandison 1921 Census of Canada
    Forfar, George Thompson and Agnes Sandison 1921 Census of Canada
    Forfar, George Thompson US Naturalization Record Indexes
    Forfar, George Thompson US Naturalization Record Indexes

    Family Crest
    Forfar Family Crest
    Forfar Family Crest

  • Notes 
    • George Thompson Forfar, 81, of Idaho Falls, died December 5, 2001, at Riverview Assisted Living of lung disease. He was born May 11, 1920, at North Saskatchewan, Alberta, to William Henry U. Forfar and Agnes Sandison. He grew up in Montreal, then moved to Toronto. He attended the McKay School for the Deaf in Montreal.

      He married Barbara Mae Parker July 15, 1955, at Toronto, Canada. After their marriage they moved to Los Angeles where they lived for 40 years. He worked as a Link Belt Machinist in Canada for 14 years, then as an Engine Lathe Machinist for Armco Steel in Torrance, California for 26 years. They came to Idaho Falls after he retired.

      He served as President of the Deaf Bowling Association in Southern California and was a member of the Drama Club for the Deaf in Canada for 15 years. He enjoyed poker parties with deaf friends and loved being a Grandpa to Amanda, Brianne, and Gavin Reed, and Taylor Myers.

      Surviving:
      Wife: Barbara Forfar, Idaho Falls
      Daughter: Debbie (Michael) Reed, Idaho Falls
      Daughter: Janice (Tony) Caper, Derby, KS
      4 grandchildren

      Funeral Services were held December 8, 2001, at Wood Chapel of the Pines. Burial was in Fielding Memorial Park.

  • Sources 
    1. [S787] US, Social Security Death Index.
      Record for Agnes H Sandison

    2. [S590] 1921 Canadian Census, taken June 1, 1921, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 154; Census Place: Yorkton (Town), Mackenzie, Saskatchewan; Page Number: 6.
      Record for Agnes Forfar

    3. [S167] FindAGrave, (Name: www.findagrave.com;).
      Record for George Thompson Forfar

    4. [S734] US, Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2015, Publication Place: Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA.
      Record for George Forfar

    5. [S771] US, Naturalization Record Indexes, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Naturalization Index Cards of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Central Division (Los Angeles), 1915-1976 (M1525); Microfilm Serial: M1525; Microfilm Roll: 48.
      Record for George Thompson Forfar