Ruth Neomie Myhre

19 May 1900–11 December 1956 (Age 56)
Galesville, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruth Neomie

When Ruth Neomie Myhre was born on 19 May 1900, in Galesville, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Olaf Ole Fredriksen Myhre, was 54 and her mother, Vandla Sophia Ortegren, was 36. She married Franklin James Clifford on 27 July 1925. She lived in Gale, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. She died on 11 December 1956, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Franklin James Clifford
Ruth Neomie Myhre
Marriage: 27 July 1925

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27 July 1925

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

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

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Myre, most from the dative case of myr ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ (Old Norse mýrr). Compare Myhr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth N Myhra in household of Ole F Myhra, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth N Myhre in household of Ole Myhre, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Myhre in household of Ole F Myhre, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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