Ruth Temple Pitman

27 September 1889–16 April 1991 (Age 101)
Westmoreland, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ruth Temple

When Ruth Temple Pitman was born on 27 September 1889, in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, her father, William Alonzo Pitman, was 38 and her mother, Mary Catherine Strawn, was 36. She married Frank Flynn Heath on 28 February 1909, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Lujane, Montrose, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 20 Lujane, Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 16 April 1991, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Cedar Cemetery, Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Flynn Heath
Ruth Temple Pitman
Marriage: 28 February 1909
Kenneth Alden Heath
Frank Rowe Heath
William Howard Heath

Spouse and Children

28 February 1909
Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States



    Frank Rowe Heath


    William Howard Heath


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries: 1905; Montrose, Colorado, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwestern): variant of Pitt , with the addition of man.2 German (Pitmann): variant of Pittmann ( see Pittman ).3 Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth T Heath in household of Frank F Heath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Heath in household of Frank Heath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth T Heath in household of Frank F Heath, "United States Census, 1920"

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