Ruth A Rehbein

26 January 1908–April 1995 (Age 87)
Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth A

When Ruth A Rehbein was born on 26 January 1908, in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert August Rehbein, was 32 and her mother, Louise Kathner, was 23. She married Ralph Edward Swanson on 24 February 1934, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in April 1995, in Maywood, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87.

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Ralph Edward Swanson
Ruth A Rehbein
Marriage: 24 February 1934

Spouse and Children

24 February 1934
Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Albert August Rehbein





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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for someone who was fleet of foot or slender and graceful, from Middle Low German ‘roe deer’ + been ‘bone’, ‘leg’. 2. from the personal name Rachwin, a compound of rahha ‘revenge’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Rehein in household of Albert Rehein, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth A Rehbein in household of Fred W Obermayer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Rehbein in household of Albert A Rehbein, "United States Census, 1920"

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