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Mary Isabelle Ruttledge Dunton
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1866
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1930
California, USA

Mary Isabelle(Ruttledge/Rudledge) Dunton was the daughter of William J. and Mary Rutledge, both of whom were born in England.

William Dunton Jr. and Mary Isabelle Ruttledge were marr. Jun. 25, 1884 in Los Angeles, Ca.

William and Mary Dunton had 8 children, only 5 of whom were living by 1910.
Six of the eight children are:
1) Lyman Lewis Dunton, b. Oct. 12, 1887 in Escondido, San Diego, CA. and d. Nov. 3, 1872 in Ventura, CA.
2) Walter Dunton, born 1891, died 1893. His name is on the companion stone with William so it is assumed Walter was William and Mary's son. However, the cemetery has no record of his burial.
3) Lillian C., born July 1896 in CA.
4) Beulah (Bulia) Isabell, born Feb. 17, 1897 in CA. and d. Feb. 18, 1985 in Ventura county, CA. Beulah's marr. name was Williams.
5) Martha, born Feb. 1900 in CA.
6) Mable P., b. Jan. 16, 1904 in CA. and d. Mar. 27, 1984 in Ventura county, CA.

On June 25, 1884, William Dunton Jr., b. in Iowa in 1856 and 19 yr. old Mary Isabelle Ruttledge/Rudledge, b. in NY, were married in Los Angeles, CA.
The judge was William A. Cheney and the marriage was recorded in L.A. Book 10, p. 89. William's father was listed as William Dunton, b. in Massachusetts and mother b. in Michigan. Mary's mother and father were born in New York City (or England according to the census). Witnesses: A.(Arthur) G.(Gardner) Godfrey and Cora (Dunton) Godfrey.

In the 1900 U.S. census, 34 yr. old Mary E. Dunton, b. Jan. 1866 in NY., was living in Ojai, Ventura, CA. with her
43 yr. old husband, William Dunton, a farmer, b. Aug., 1856 in IA.,
12 yr. old son, Lyman L. Dunton, b. Oct. 1887 in CA.
4 yr. old daughter, Lilian C. Dunton, b. Jul. 1896 in CA.
3 yr. old daughter, Bulia Dunton, b. Feb. 1897 in CA.
3 mth. old daughter, Martha Dunton, b. Feb. 1900 in CA.
William and Mary had been married for 14 years. Mary was the mother of 7 children, only 4 still alive by this census.
William's father was b. in MA. and his mother in OH.
Mary's father was b. in England and her mother in Scotland.

(In 1912) 56 yr. old William Dunton, an oil pumper, and his wife, Mrs. Mary E. Dunton, were living in Ventura.

(In 1914) 58 yr. old William Dunton, a rancher and a Republican, was living at R.D. 1 in Ventura.
Listed above him were:
his son, 27 yr. old 'Liman' (Lyman) Lewis Dunton, a tool dresser and Democrat
William's wife, Mary Dunton, a Republican
32 yr. old Walter Irwin Dunton, a gas maker and member of the Progressive party.

In the 1920 U.S. census, 57 yr. old Mary Dunton, b. in NY.. was living at 118 Harrison Av. in Ventura, Ventura, CA. with her
63 yr. old husband, William Dunton, a teamster in the oil well business, b. in IA.,
16 yr. old daughter, Mable C. Dunton, b. in CA.
William's father was b. in MA. and his mother in OH.
Mary's parents were both b. in NY.

William Dunton, a rancher, is listed in the 1921 Ventura City Directory, as living at 118 Harrison Av. with his wife, Mary I. and daughter, Mable P., a student.

In the Apr. 2, 1930 U.S. census, 65 yr. old widow Mary Dunton, b. in NY., was a lodger at 253 South Oak in Ventura, Ventura, CA. in the home of
67 yr. old widow (head-of-household) Ellen A. Finkle, b. in NY.
35 yr. old lodger, Peter L. Gerich, a concrete pipe maker, b. in Servia (Serbia)
Mary's father was b. in NY. and her mother in England.

Almost 6 months later, on Oct. 1, 1930, Mary Dunton died at home at the age of 64 yrs. 8 mths. 16 days of myocarditis. She had been a resident of Ventura for 40 years according to the informant, Oliver L. Reardon of Ventura.
Family links: 
  William Dunton (1856 - 1921)*
  Lyman Lewis Dunton (1887 - 1972)*
  Walter Dunton (1891 - 1893)*
  Beulah Isabell Dunton Williams (1897 - 1985)*
  Mable P Dunton Simmers (1904 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Ivy Lawn Memorial Park
Ventura County
California, USA
Plot: Sect. D, Tier 4, 141, next to husband, William
Created by: Chloé
Record added: Apr 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51546122
Mary Isabelle <i>Ruttledge</i> Dunton
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Mary Isabelle <i>Ruttledge</i> Dunton
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