Ruth Evelyn ANDERSON


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1. Oscar L. MERRY

Ruth Evelyn ANDERSON 1 2

  • Born: 11 Oct 1914, Canton Linco, Lincoln Co, SD 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Oscar L. MERRY on 27 Aug 1931 in Turner Co, SD
  • Died: 12 May 1988 at age 73 2
  • Buried: Mt. Zion Cem. Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Co, SD

bullet  General Notes:

SD, BIRTH INDEX, 1856-1915:
Name: Ruth Anderson
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1914
Birth Place: Lincoln, South Dakota, USA
File Date: 17 Oct 1914
Father: William Anderson
Mother: Mattie Iseminger

1935 SD STATE CENSUS, Lincoln Co, Canton P.O., Ward 3:
Ruth Merry, 20, married, b. SD, parents b. SD, 10 yrs. education;
Marvin Merry, 3, b. SD, father b. NE, mother b. SD.
(They may have been living with Will & Mattie Anderson.)

1940 SD CENSUS, Lincoln Co, Canton city:
Albert Erickson, 29, 8th, b. SD, 1935: Lincoln Co, SD, laborer, bridge project:
Ruth, wife, 25, H-2, b. SD, 1935: same place;
Lois, dau, 3, b. SD.
(They were listed next to Will & Mattie Anderson on census.)

1945 SD STATE CENSUS, Lincoln Co, Canton P.O. Ward 3:
Albert Erickson, 34, married, truck driver, b. SD, parents b. Norway, 8th grade, maiden name of wife: Ruth Anderson, married in 1936;
Ruth Erickson, 30, married, houswife, b. SD, parents b. SD, 10th grade, Lutheran;
Lois Erickson, 8, b. SD, parents b. SD.

Name: Ruth Evelyn Erickson [Ruth Erickson] [Ruth Evelyn Anderson] SSN: 504706893
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1914
Birth Place: Canton Linco, South Dakota
Death Date: 12 May 1988
Father: Will Anderson
Mother: Mattie Iseminger
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Aug 1970: Name listed as RUTH EVELYN ERICKSON; 03 Jun 1988: Name listed as RUTH ERICKSON


Ruth married Oscar L. MERRY, son of Simeon Franklin MERRY and Julia Christine CUPP, on 27 Aug 1931 in Turner Co, SD. (Oscar L. MERRY was born on 28 Apr 1908 in Thurston Co, NE 3 4 and died after 1945 4.)



1 SD, Birth Index, 1856-1915.

2 Social Security Applications & Claims Index, 1936-2007.

3 1920 NE Census.

4 NM, WWII Records, 1941-1945.

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