Russell William Ault

7 September 1896–24 May 1983 (Age 86)
Dunkirk, Blanchard Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Russell William

When Russell William Ault was born on 7 September 1896, in Dunkirk, Blanchard Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Ault, was 41 and his mother, Madeline Leslie Huey, was 35. He had at least 1 son with Agnes Elizabeth Meeks. He lived in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Findlay, Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1983, in Ramsey, Anoka, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Russell William Ault
Agnes Elizabeth Meeks
Neil M. Ault

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 2

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Alt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell W Ault, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell W Ault, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russel Arelt in household of Isaac Arelt, "United States Census, 1910"

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