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Robert James BORROWDALE

Male 1894 - 1978  (84 years)


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  • Name Robert James BORROWDALE  [1
    Born 4 May 1894  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1978  Saint Helena, Napa, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • (Living names removed) Elder Robert James BORROWDALE: St. Helena - Elder Robert James BORROWDALE 84, former missionary and pastor of the Calistoga Seventh-day Adventist Church, died Wednesday at his St. Helena home following a long illness.

      Born at Plymouth, England in 1894, he came to the United States at the age of 16 and settled at Melrose, Massachusetts. He took a nursing course and later became a minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

      Elder BORROWDALE married the former Leonora CHAMPION in Fresno Nov. 17, 1917. Three years later the couple went to India where they served as missionaries for 34 years.

      Following their return to the United States, Elder BORROWDALE was pastor of several churches in Northern California including Yreka, Healdsburg, Middletown and Calistoga. The Borrowdales have made their home in St. Helena since 1961. In 1966 Elder BORROWDALE retired.

      He is survived by his wife, Leonora BORROWDALE of St. Helena,

      The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, St. Helena. Interment will be in the St. Helena Cemetery.
    Buried 22 May 1978  Saint Helena Public Cemetery, Saint Helena, Napa, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Saint Helena Cemetery
    Saint Helena, Napa, California
    U.S.A. 
    • Buried Lot 184, Block 20 East.
    Notes 
    • Robert was the son of Robert BORROWDALE and Mary SOWDEN. [1]
    Person ID I9283  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2012 

    Family Leonora CHAMPION,   b. 11 Jan 1896, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1987, Saint Helena, Napa, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1917  Fresno, Fresno, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • Robert James BORROWDALE, age 23, son of Robt. J. BORROWDALE, married Leonora CHAMPION, age 21, daughter of John CHAMPION and Emma CROCKER, on 17 November 1917, in Fresno County, California. [6]
    Address India Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • They lived in India working as missionaries for 34 years.
    Children 
     1. Phyllis Charlotte BORROWDALE,   b. 9 Sep 1918, Fresno, Fresno, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 2003, McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F2321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S615] Descendants of Thomas CROCKER-POPE, E. Crocker, (2009. Received by email.).

    2. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    3. [S319] Index: Deaths: Social Security Death Index - United States.

    4. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    5. [S672] Cemetery Records.

    6. [S281] Vital Statistics - California, U.S.A.