Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch (1906 - 1932)

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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch
1906 - 1932
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch, mother to 4 children, was born in October 1906 in Washington United States of America. She was born into the Ferguson family and married into the Kroetch family. She was born to George Ferguson and Nancy Marguerite (Boggs) Ferguson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. Dorothy married Hollis Joseph Kroetch around 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Frank Edward Kroetch, Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Gillett, Hollis Frederick Kroetch, and Juanita Maryjane (Kroetch) Erickson. She died in 1932 in Washington at age 25.


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Dorothy Kroetch was born in in Whatcom County, Washington United States of America


Dorothy Kroetch died in in Washington United States of America

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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch


George Ferguson
Born: Jan 25, 1874

Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch & Hollis Joseph Kroetch

around 1923 - August 1932
Cause of Separation: Death
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Hollis Joseph Kroetch
Jan 1, 1903 - around 1978


Frank Edward Kroetch
Mar 25, 1927 - Jul 12, 2001
Bellingham, WA, United States of America


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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch, mother to 4 children, passed away in 1932 in Washington at 25 years old. Dorothy was born in October 1906 in Washington United States of America. She was born to George Ferguson and Nancy Marguerite (Boggs) Ferguson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She married Hollis Joseph Kroetch around 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Frank Edward Kroetch, Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Gillett, Hollis Frederick Kroetch, and Juanita Maryjane (Kroetch) Erickson.
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In 1906, in the year that Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch was born, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1914, she was merely 8 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1920, by the time she was just 14 years old, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1925, she was 19 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1932, in the year of Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch's passing, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

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