Ruth Lauretta Wilson

12 November 1912–4 July 1994 (Age 81)
Jeanerette, Iberia, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Ruth Lauretta

When Ruth Lauretta Wilson was born on 12 November 1912, in Jeanerette, Iberia, Louisiana, United States, her father, James Albert Wilson, was 35 and her mother, Argonia Frances Allie, was 28. She married Robert Ballard on 12 November 1933, in Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Princeton Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Trail Creek, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 4 July 1994, in Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Robert Ballard
Ruth Lauretta Wilson
Marriage: 12 November 1933
Phyllis Lou Ballard

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12 November 1933
Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Ballard in household of Robert Ballard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Wilson in household of Albert Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth L Wilson in household of Albert J Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"

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