Jacklyn Bell Ritersdorf

1 December 1923–25 November 1989 (Age 66)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jacklyn Bell

When Jacklyn Bell Ritersdorf was born on 1 December 1923, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, William Matthew Ritersdorf, was 42 and her mother, Mary Emma "Mame" Edgerly, was 43. She married Robert Dean Thornton on 6 March 1941, in Defiance, Ohio, United States. She lived in Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 1989, in Huerfano, Colorado, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in La Veta, Huerfano, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Malaj
1920–1982
Jacklyn Bell Ritersdorf
1923–1989
Marriage: 27 May 1950
Shirley Ann Malaj
1944–2009
Kenneth Walter Malaj
1956–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 May 1950
La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Matthew Ritersdorf

    Male1881–1939Male

    Mary Emma "Mame" Edgerly

    Female1880–1962Female

siblings

(4)

    Helen Ritersdorf

    Female1905–1995Female

    Clara Ritersdorf

    Female1908–Female

    Luella Kathern Ritersdorf

    Female1909–1984Female

    Female1923–1989Female

World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 6

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1941

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Jacklyn Ritersdorf in household of Mary Ritersdorf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacklynn Ritersdorf Malaj in entry for Walter Malaj, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Jacklyn Ritersdorf in entry for Walter Malaj, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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