Alvina Ruff

18 January 1923–21 May 1974 (Age 51)
American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Alvina

When Alvina Ruff was born on 18 January 1923, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, her father, Jacob Ruff, was 39 and her mother, Regina Braust, was 38. She lived in American Falls Election Precinct 1, Power, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Power, Idaho, United States for about 1 years. She died on 21 May 1974, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Ruff
1883–1950
Regina Braust
1884–1960
Ida Ruff
1902–1903
Rachel Ruff
1903–1906
Olga Ruff
1905–1970
Johann Ruff
1906–1906
Christina Ruff
1907–1989
Emma Marie Ruff
1910–1985
Albert Ruff
1912–1958
David Ruff
1913–2004
Fred Ruff
1915–1993
August Ruff
1917–1945
Edna Ruff
1918–2015
Herbert Emil Ruff
1920–1989
Alvina Ruff
1923–1974
Samuel Ruff
1925–1944
Esther Lavine Ruff
1926–2009

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World Events (8)

1927
Age 4
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929
Age 6
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 14
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English rough, rowe, ruwe ‘rough (haired), shaggy, disheveled’.English (of Norman origin): perhaps a post-medieval spelling of Roff or Roof ; see Rolfe .Scottish: perhaps a Scots pronunciation of Rock .

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

Possible Related Names

Rugh
Roff
Rufus
Rough

Sources (8)

  • Alvina Ruff in household of Jacob Ruff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alvina Ruff, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"
  • Alvina Ruff in household of Jacob Ruff, "United States Census, 1940"

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