Ross Arvin Wixson

11 June 1893–7 October 1985 (Age 92)
Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Ross Arvin

When Ross Arvin Wixson was born on 11 June 1893, in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Joel A. Wixson, was 23 and his mother, Helen P. Olin, was 22. He married Clara Louise Struble on 11 October 1958. He lived in Richland, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 30 years and Richland Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 7 October 1985, in Galesburg, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Galesburg, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Ross Arvin Wixson
Clara Louise Struble
Marriage: 11 October 1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1958, Holland, Ottawa, MI
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 10
    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
    Age 24
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant spelling of Wickson .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Ross Wixom in household of Josh Wixom, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ross Wixom in household of Arvin Olin, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ross Wixon in household of Joel Wixon, "United States Census, 1920"

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