Ruth Rebecca Jennings

Female24 May 1925–26 September 1970

Brief Life History of Ruth Rebecca

When Ruth Rebecca Jennings was born on 24 May 1925, in Virginia, United States, her father, Currell Peter Jennings, was 38 and her mother, Dosca Elsie Newman, was 36. She married Albert Jackson Cruff on 22 January 1946, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Newbern, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Newbern District, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 26 September 1970, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Dublin, Pulaski, Virginia, United States.

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Albert Jackson Cruff
Ruth Rebecca Jennings
Marriage: 22 January 1946
Gary David Cruff

Sources (9)

  • Ruth R Jennings in household of Arnell Jennings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth Jennings - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Ruth Jennings
  • Ruth R Jennings, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1946Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 4

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


    Age 16

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jenning , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German: patronymic from a pet form (see Jenning ) of the personal name Johannes (see John ).

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

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