Ruth Ann Sutphin

7 July 1882–12 December 1961 (Age 79)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth Ann

When Ruth Ann Sutphin was born on 7 July 1882, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Elliott Sutphin, was 29 and her mother, Obediance Frances Prather, was 34. She married Thomas Cleveland Nester in 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1882 and Laurel Fork Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1961, in Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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Thomas Cleveland Nester
Ruth Ann Sutphin
Marriage: 1906
Alvah Lee Nester
Alva L Nester

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    Alva L Nester


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 21

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch van Zutphen, a habitational name for someone from Zutphen in the province of Gelderland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Sutphin in household of Benjamin E Sutphin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Nester in household of Tommie Nester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Nester in household of Thomas C Nester, "United States Census, 1910"

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