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John Earl Borland, I
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Birth: May 16, 1924
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1986
Carroll County
Ohio, USA

John Earl Borland I (1924-1986) was a veteran of United States Navy who served in World War II. He later worked at the Ballantine Brewery in New Jersey. (b. May 16, 1924; Bowerston, Carroll County, Ohio, USA - d. November 10, 1986; Leesville, Carroll County, Ohio, 44639, USA) Social Security Number 283208195.

John was the son of Weldon Earl Borland (1906-2002) and Elizabeth F. Forbes (1905-1983). His parents were married for only a short time.

He joined the Navy.

First marriage:
While stationed near Jersey City, he met and later married Helen Eloise Freudenberg (1928-1989) and later they divorced. Helen was pregnant with a child fathered by Eddie Ganley, the son of the local butcher. John took Helen home to Leesville, Carroll County, Ohio where she had the child. She registered the birth under the name of her sister, using her married last name "Norton". When asked about it she said she didn't want to use the German name "Freudenberg" so soon wafer World War II.

Steven Thomas Borland (1950-2010).

Jersey City:
Helen and John lived on Grace Street in Jersey City, New Jersey. John worked for the Ballantine Beer Company.

Second marriage:
John married Geraldine Maria Winblad (1928-2011). Geraldine was the cousin of Helen Eloise Freudenberg. They moved to Leesville, Carroll County, Ohio.

When John was in the hospital in Ohio the nurse told him there was another Borland in another room, and asked if he knew him. It was John's father, Weldon. At first he didn't want to talk to him, but his children convinced him to talk to his father.

John Earl Borland I (1924-1986) married the aunt of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on June 15, 2003.
Family links: 
  Weldon Earl Borland (1906 - 2002)
  Elizabeth Marie Forbes Borland Tripp (1905 - 1983)
  Helen Eloise Freudenberg Brindley (1928 - 1989)
  Geraldine Winblad Borland (1928 - 2011)
  Steven Thomas Borland (1950 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Leesville Cemetery
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jul 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7690505
John Earl Borland, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
John Earl Borland, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
John Earl Borland, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
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Happy belated father's day. I miss you dad.
- karen smith
 Added: Jun. 24, 2008
Thank You for your service to "Our" country. May G-d Always carry your family in the palm of his hands.
 Added: Aug. 19, 2003

- Janet Oyler
 Added: Aug. 19, 2003

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