Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch

(1906 - 1932)

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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch
1906 - 1932
Born
October 16, 1906
Whatcom County, Washington United States of America
Death
1932
Washington United States of America
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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch, mother to 4 children, was born on October 16, 1906 in Washington United States of America. She was born into the Ferguson family and married into the Kroetch family. She married Hollis Joseph Kroetsch c. 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Bell Gillett, Frank Edward Kroetch, Hollis Frederick Kroetch, and Norma (Kroetch) Erickson. Dorothy died in 1932 in Washington at age 25.
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Dorothy Kroetch was born on in Whatcom County, Washington United States of America
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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch & Hollis Joseph Kroetsch

c. 1923 - August 1932
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Jan 1, 1903 - February 1978 1903 - 1978

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May 19, 1924 - Jan 29, 2007 1924 - 2007
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Mar 25, 1927 - Jul 12, 2001 1927 - 2001
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Nov 21, 1925 - Jan 6, 1998 1925 - 1998
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Apr 5, 1929 - Unknown 1929 - ?

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Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch, mother to 4 children, passed away in 1932 in Washington at 25 years old. She was born on October 16, 1906 in Washington United States of America. She married Hollis Joseph Kroetsch c. 1923 and Dorothy died in August 1932. They gave birth to Elaine Marguerite (Kroetch) Bell Gillett, Frank Edward Kroetch, Hollis Frederick Kroetch, and Norma (Kroetch) Erickson.

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In 1906, in the year that Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1910, when she was only 4 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1916, by the time she was just 10 years old, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1927, at the age of 21 years old, Dorothy was alive when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1932, in the year of Dorothy Elaine (Ferguson) Kroetch's passing, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

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