Ruth Ann Sutphin

Female7 July 1882–12 December 1961

Brief Life History 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 Laurel Fork, Carroll, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Laurel Fork District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1961, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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

Sources (14)

  • Ruth Sutphin in household of Benjamin E Sutphin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Sutphin, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Ruth Sutphin, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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    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 form of Dutch Van Zutphen: habitational name for someone from Zutphen in the province of Gelderland. Compare Sutfin and Sutphen .

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

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