b. circa 1871
- Georgette Ganin was born circa 1871 in France possibly Besançon.
- Georgette Ganin arrived in the Port of New York on 1 March 1905, as a second class passenger aboard the SS Rotterdam, having sailed from Boulogne-Sur-Mer on 18 February 1905, governess, giving as her last address Besancon, final destination New York, passage paid by herself, in possession of $80, to join her friend Mrs. F. Frer, 452 West 47th Street.
- She married Ludwig Friedrich Laurier, son of Franz Peter Laurier and Luisa Hofstetter, on 29 April 1909 in Manhattan, New York.
- The following appeared on 19 July 1909 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. August Vorwerk and children of Ontario avenue, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Laurier of Linwood avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Laurier left this morning for a two weeks' sojourn at Alexandria Bay. And on the 29th, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Laurier of Linwood avenue, Mr. and Mrs. August Vorwerk and children of Ontario avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Laurier, have returned from an outing at Wilson, N.Y.
- Have not yet been located in the 1910 census. Georgette Ganin and Ludwig Friedrich Laurier.
- Ludwig Friedrich Laurier registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Manhattan, New York, while living with his wife Georgette at 242 East 50th Street, and employed as a musician by the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway & 39th Street.
- Ludwig Friedrich Laurier and Georgette Ganin appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in New York, New York, at 242 50th Street. Other members of the household included Madeleine Laurier.
- Ludwig Friedrich Laurier and Georgette Ganin arrived in the Port of New York on 17 September 1926, accompanied by Madeleine Laurier aboard the SS Rochambeau, having sailed from Le Havre on 8 September. At the time, they were residing at 242 East 50th Street, New York City.
- Ludwig, Georgette and Madeleine Laurier appear in a snapshot.
- Ludwig Friedrich Laurier and Georgette Ganin appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Manhattan, New York, at 238 East 50th Street. Other members of the household included Madeleine Laurier.
- Ludwig Friedrich Laurier and Georgette Ganin arrived in the Port of New York on 24 May 1934, aboard the SS Monarch of Bermuda, having sailed from Hamilton, Bermuda, on the 22nd. At the time, they were residing at 9416 34th Road, Jackson Heights, Long Island, New York.
- The following appeared in a local newspaper, in December 1938: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Laurier, well-known residents of Upper Montvale, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon. The happy couple who have resided at Upper Montvale for the past 23 years, were married December 19, 1888, at Speier, in southwestern Germany. Both were born on the same day in the same town in which they also were married. They have two sons, Carl, well known pianist, and Ludwig. Mr. Laurier is also related to Sir Wilfred Laurier, one time Premier of Canada.
Before coming to this section Mr. Laurier was engaged in the drug store business in Niagara Falls, and was for more than 16 years general manager of the New York office of Colgate & Co., perfumers.
More than 50 relatives, friends and neighbors called at the home Sunday afternoon and evening and extended their congratulations and best wishes, and the honored couple received many beautiful flowers, handsome gifts, and anniversary cards.
An informal musical program was presented, the guest artist being Mr. Ludwig Laurier, former concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera House orchestra and conductor of the favorite hour known as the "Slumber Hour" on WJZ a few years ago. Mr. Laurier, a brother of the honored groom, accompanied by Carl Laurier, his nephew, who is also well-known in musical activities, gave a masterly rendition of the the Max Bruch Concerto No. 1, and as a special gift for the bride and groom splendidly played "La Cinquintain" by Gabriel-Marie.
Frederick Loescher, well known county tenor and director, sang several operatic and concert selections by Schubert and Verdi, and scored with the singing of Jacques Wolfe's "Shortenin' Bread". Later in the evening Mr. Loescher also gave several comic recitations.
Among the guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Laurier of New York, Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Laurier, daughter Lois, and sons, Eugene and Ludwig, Jr., of Park Ridge; Carl Laurier and son, Carl, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Price, Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Cooper, and John R. Foxlee, all of Montvale; Mrs. Bertha C. Forbes of Pearl River, Frank P. Schwalm, Mrs. Clara S. Loughrey and Miss Ethel Schwalm of New City; Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Turse and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dick of Park Ridge; Frederick Leoscher, of Pearl River; Mrs. John Carlock and daughter, Mrs. Arthur Krausse, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Mittag and daughter, Barbara, and son, James. Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Mittag and son, James, and daughter, Maryllyn, all of Ridgewood, N. J.
The party broke up at an early hour with all wishing the happy couple many more years of married happiness.
- Georgette Ganin became a widow at the 16 May 1939 death of her husband Ludwig Friedrich Laurier.
- The following appeared on 19 May 1939 in The New York Times: [Died] Ludwig Lauier, beloved husband of Georgette (nee Ganin), and devoted father of Madeline Atwell, brother of Eugene and grandfather of Michael Atwell, on May 16, 1939. Funeral services at Schaeffer's Funeral Home, 405 East 87th St., on Friday at 2 P. M. Interment Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, N. J.
- The following appeared on 30 May 1939 in The New York Times: (Wills for Probate, Queens) Ludwig Laurier (May 16). Estate, $3,000 personal. To wife Georgette Laurier, 94-16 34th Rd., Jackson Heights, executrix.
- Daniel Joseph Atwell and Madeleine Laurier appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Shrewsbury, Worster County, Massachusetts, at 207 Maple Avenue. Other members of the household included Georgette Ganin, Nancy Laurier Atwell.
- Last Edited: 11 Apr 2014