Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson (born 1909)

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1909
Born
February 14, 1909
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
Other Names
Ruth Marion Musselman , Ruth Marion (Dodson), Ruth Marian (Dodson), Ruth Marie Musselman
Last Known Residence
Michigan
Summary
Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson was born on February 14, 1909 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was born to Edward J Dodson and Ella (Howard) Dodson. According to her family tree, was mother to 1 child. She married Ferris Earl Thompson in 1957 in Fenwick, Michigan. They were married until Ferris' death in 1979. They gave birth to Pamela Claire Thompson. She married Donivan J Musselman. She died at Sheridan Michigan, Fenwick, Michigan. We know that Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson had been residing in Michigan.
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Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson
Most commonly known as
Ruth Marion Musselman , Ruth Marion (Dodson), Ruth Marian (Dodson), Ruth Marie Musselman
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Michigan
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Female
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was born on in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
Birth
died in Sheridan Michigan in Fenwick, Montcalm County, Michigan United States 48834
Death
was born on in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan United States
died in Sheridan Michigan in Fenwick, Montcalm County, Michigan United States 48834
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Clear lake cemetery in Fenwick, Montcalm County, Michigan United States 48834
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Lived in Montcalm County Michigan. And surrounding areas.

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Belding michigan and Ionia , Sheridan Michigan
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United Methodist church in Fenwick

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Loved her 2 grandkids. Lori and William . Great cook . married 2 times that I know of. 1st husband was Donivan Musselman.

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Ferris Earl Thompson

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Married: 1957
Cause of Separation: Ferris 's Death
Married at: Fenwick, Montcalm County, Michigan, 48834 United States
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Donivan J Musselman

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Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson, mother to 1 child, passed away at Sheridan Michigan, Fenwick, Michigan. She was buried in Clear lake cemetery, Fenwick, Michigan. was born on February 14, 1909 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was born to Edward J Dodson and Ella (Howard) Dodson. According to her family tree, she married Ferris Earl Thompson in 1957 in Fenwick, Michigan. They were married until Ferris' death in 1979. They gave birth to Pamela Claire Thompson. She would also marry Donivan J Musselman. We know that Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson had been residing in Michigan.

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In 1909, in the year that Ruth Marian (Dodson) Thompson was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1943, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1969, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1977, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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