Ruth Isabel Green

31 August 1895–19 April 1937 (Age 41)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ruth Isabel

When Ruth Isabel Green was born on 31 August 1895, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, George Shepard Green, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Frances Flanigan, was 26. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Alvis Lafayette Jeffers. She lived in Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Tribune Township, Greeley, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 19 April 1937, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States.

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Alvis Lafayette Jeffers
Ruth Isabel Green
Catherine Nadine Jeffers
James Robert Jeffers
Betty Jean Jeffers
Natalie Ruth Jeffers
William David Jeffers
Paul Raymond Jeffers

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 12

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Jeffers in household of Alvis Jeffers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Greene in household of George Greene, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Green in household of George Green, "United States Census, 1910"

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