Dolly Edna (Gillmore) Johnston/Torrance

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Dolly Edna Gillmore was the daughter of George Burton & Pearl Mae (Shirts) Gillmore. He was born on June 9, 1902 in Ingham, Ingham County, Michigan, USA. 

On January 31, 1920, Dolly married Clyde William Johnston, son of William & Mary Rovella (Shaver) Johnston. Their marriage records indicate Dolly was a "spinner" and Clyde was a "mill worker". The two most likely met at Eaton Rapids Woolen Mills.

Clyde passed away on January 27, 1926 in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County.

Dolly married again in 1928 to Duane Elmer Torrence in Michigan. 

Dolly passed away on June 18, 1993 (age 91) in Potterville, Eaton County. She is buried at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in DeWitt, Clinton County, Michigan.

Dolly & Clyde had three known children:


Darrel E. Johnston [1920 - 1994]

Carole O. (Johnston) Lett [1922 - 1991]

Vance Clyde Johnston [1925 - 1977]


Dolly & Duane had one known child:


Nancy Torrance [1928 - ?]