Margaret Ranson

1887–16 June 1953 (Age 66)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Ranson was born in 1887, in Ohio, United States as the daughter of Edward Fitzgerald and Mary Collins. She married Russell A Ranson on 12 March 1912, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1888 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 June 1953, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Russell A Ranson
Margaret Ranson
Marriage: 12 March 1912
John Allison Ransom
Betty Jane Ranson
Russell Ransom

Spouse and Children

    Russell A Ranson



12 March 1912
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    John Allison Ransom


    Betty Jane Ranson



Parents and Siblings

    Edward Fitzgerald


    Mary Collins







    Gertrude Fitzgerald


    Mary Fitzgerald


    Walter Fitzgerald


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) ( see Rand 1).2 French: variant of Renson, a reduced form of Rennesson, a pet form (with the double diminutive suffix -esson) of a personal name derived from the Germanic name Ragino or a compound name with the first element ragin- ‘counsel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Ransom in household of Russell A Ransom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margurete Ransom in household of Russell H Ransom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Ranson in household of Russell A Ranson, "United States Census, 1940"

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