Ruth Howland

27 June 1875–23 April 1962 (Age 86)
Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Howland was born on 27 June 1875, in Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Howland, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Gibson, was 35. She married James Miller Gawley on 30 April 1894, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in York, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 23 April 1962, in Toronto Metropolitan Municipality, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Miller Gawley
Ruth Howland
Marriage: 30 April 1894
Frederick Lee Gawley
Robert James Gawley
Mary Grace Gawley
Dorothy May Gawley
Joseph Ernest Gawley
Ethel Ruth Gawley
Margaret Elizabeth Gawley

Spouse and Children

30 April 1894
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 9

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 33

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Holland 1.2 Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Howland in household of Robert Howland, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ruth Gawley in household of W James Gawley, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ruth Howland in entry for Frederick Lee Gawley and Grace Sauve, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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