Ruth Freeman Jones

29 September 1894–27 March 1971 (Age 76)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Ruth Freeman

When Ruth Freeman Jones was born on 29 September 1894, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Guy Perrin Jones, was 35 and her mother, Emma Melina Freeman, was 34. She married J Ewart Bacon on 19 March 1916, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 1971, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

J Ewart Bacon
Ruth Freeman Jones
Marriage: 19 March 1916
Shirley Ethelyn Bacon
Lois Caroline Bacon

Spouse and Children

19 March 1916
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Maude M Jones






    Royal Norman Jones


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 19

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth J Shields in household of Grover Shields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Bacon in household of Ewart J Bacon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Jones in household of Guy P Jones, "New York State Census, 1905"

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