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Subject: Dot Dottie or Ruth Irving Gregson Marriage and death
Author: RoseleeThurston
Date: Monday, November 07, 2016
Classification: Query

My Last effort!!!
I am looking for the marriage of Ruth Irving Gregson to ? Smith.
She was born in Seattle on 6th August 1903 to Ruth Gregson(nee Schoberg)also known as Ebbart Ruth Gregson and Thomas Graves Gregson father.After Thomas died in Seattle they moved to California after Ruth or Dot as she called herself graduated from the Annie Wright Seminary Tacoma.
somewhere around 1920 where she became a dress designer or costumer and called herself Dot Gresgon there are a few mentions and pictures in the Los Angeles Times newspapers.
She had her designs worn by Joan Crawford and Loretta Young her mother carried on a business as a grocer and in the directories it notes Widow and her husbands name.
In 1999 I recieved information that Ruth Gregson(Noted at the cemetary as Ebbart Ruth Gregson of 533 State Street Santa Barbara died at the age of 85 on the 10th Feburary 1969 and she is survived by her daughter Mrs Dottie Smith of the same address.(Mc Dermont-Crockett Mortuary)her grave comes up on the Find my Grave website but no photo.
I have looked for days to find the marriage of Dottie or Dot or Ruth Irving as you can gather she didnt always use her real name.She was reasonably noted as a dress designer would be interesting to know when she gave this up.Also did she have family with ?Smith.
According to google the address 533 looks like a hotel but could have in 1969 been a private hotel?.They did live at various addresses and owned their own home however not sure what their circumstances were later.
Would appreciate any help as I am in NZ and bit difficult her cousin at 92 is still alive her father was his grandfather who married twice.