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Ruth Cleveland Morrison Smith
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1892
Ballville
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1968
Fremont
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA

Ruth Cleveland Morrison was the seventh child of William Douglas Morrison and Ida Cordelia Michaels. She was named for President Cleveland. Her father was a staunch Democrat.

On October 29, 1910, while a junior in high school, Ruth eloped with her high school sweetheart, Casper 'Cap' Joshua Smith, to Monroe, Michigan.

Ruth liked to write poems and had some published. She liked to fish and she and Cap did a lot of fishing. She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Ruth and Cap had children: Gerald (who died in infancy), Norbert George, Lynnford LaMar, Donald Douglas, and Dolores Ruth.

REGRETS

Do not waste time reminiscring..
Sighing for the "good old days"
But, instead, be up and doing -
Make the most of each new day!

If your hopes and dreams are shattered,
If misfortune comes your way,
Do not wallow in self-pity,
Start anew this very day!

Do not cross tomorrow's bridges,
Don't regret your yesterday:
Live each day, and live it fully
Live and love, and work and pray!

Give the very best that's in you
To each thing you do or say:
If you'll let this be your motto,
You'll have no regrets today!

-Ruth Cleveland Morrison Smith 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Douglas Morrison (1858 - 1935)
  Ida Cordelia Michaels Morrison (1861 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Casper Joshua Smith (1892 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Gerald C Smith (1911 - 1911)*
  Norbert George Smith (1913 - 1977)*
  Lynnford LaMar Smith (1920 - 1943)*
  Donald Douglas Smith (1927 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ettie Estelle Morrison Gaster (1879 - 1956)*
  Lottie LaVada Morrison Patterson (1881 - 1930)*
  Harry James Morrison (1884 - 1967)*
  Edith May Morrison Young (1886 - 1955)*
  Hazel Belle Morrison Nye (1888 - 1914)*
  Arthur Lee Morrison (1891 - 1891)*
  Ruth Cleveland Morrison Smith (1892 - 1968)
  Mabel Pearl Morrison Bingle (1896 - 1986)*
  Howard Ray Morrison (1900 - 1977)*
  John Philip Morrison (1902 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Fremont
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Red
Record added: May 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69761511
Ruth Cleveland <i>Morrison</i> Smith
Added by: Kathy (Posey) Meadows
 
Ruth Cleveland <i>Morrison</i> Smith
Added by: Kathy (Posey) Meadows
 
Ruth Cleveland <i>Morrison</i> Smith
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- Red
 Added: May. 13, 2011
 
 
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