Luna May Ewers

20 April 1890–24 February 1992 (Age 101)
Round Lake Township, Jackson, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Luna May

When Luna May Ewers was born on 20 April 1890, in Round Lake Township, Jackson, Minnesota, United States, her father, Ira Ezra Ewers, was 28 and her mother, Joalma Burdick, was 23. She married Claude Otis Dodge on 17 December 1908, in Jackson, Jackson, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Detroit Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 24 February 1992, in Kingman, Mohave, Arizona, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, Becker, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Otis Dodge
Luna May Ewers
Marriage: 17 December 1908
Lyle Ira Dodge
Charles Otis Dodge
Noel Ewers Dodge
Fern Alma Dodge

Spouse and Children

17 December 1908
Jackson, Jackson, Minnesota, United States



    Charles Otis Dodge


    Noel Ewers Dodge



Parents and Siblings

    Ira Ezra Ewers


    Joalma Burdick




World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 27

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ewer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 1940 CENSUS MINNESOTA: Luna Dodge in household of Claude Dodge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1930 CENSUS MINNESOTA: Luna M Dodge in household of Claude O Dodge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1920 CENSUS MINNESOTA: Luna M Dodge in household of Claude Dodge, "United States Census, 1920"

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