George Jacob Gorab

Male 1925 - 1944  (19 years)


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  • Name George Jacob Gorab 
    Born 13 May 1925  Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education to Apr 1943  Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (did not graduate) 
    Military 20 Apr 1943  enlisted from New York in World War II Find all individuals with events at this location 
    E(lectrician's) M(ate) 3(c), US Navy 
    _UID 1FDFA342B57C0C4FAA3C3F3C7AA52A6D8686 
    Died 24 Oct 1944  USS Tang off Formosa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I92  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2011 

    Father George Jacob Gorab,   b. 9 Apr 1900, Homs, Syria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1954, Carlstadt, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Rosalie Rothwell,   b. 28 Sep 1905, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1980, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1924  United Presbyterian, Union (West Hoboken), Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Minister Reverend Acheson performed the Gorab-Rothwell marriage 
    Witnesses Baulos(?) Gibara, Port-au-Prince, Nabih(?) Katen, 573 79th, Bklyn, witness Gorab/Rothwell marriage 
    Notes 
    • from divorce file Chancery No. 65/164; copied from notes made by Thomas C. Boutilier
      Deserted June 14, 1925 filed [for divorce?] August 13, 1927
      Decree Nisi July 22, 1929 "unless cause shown within three years" Filed Oct 23, 1929, final divorce decree given October 23, 1929.
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Born at Hackensack Hospital.

      Attended Brooklyn Technical HS, but enlisted before his graduation.

      US Navy Service Number was 2254085.