Ruth Temple Pitman

Female27 September 1889–16 April 1991

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

Sources (11)

  • Ruth T Heath in household of Frank F Heath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth T Pitman, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Ruth Heath in household of Frank Heath, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1909Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (11)

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    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

    English (mainly southwestern): nickname from Middle English pit, pit(t)e, put(te) ‘hollow, pit’ + man, signifying one who lived or worked at such a location. See Pitt .

    Americanized form of German Pitmann: variant of Pittmann (see Pittman ).

    Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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

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