Ruth Rickey Given

6 February 1894–29 May 1929 (Age 35)
Centralia, Boone, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ruth Rickey

When Ruth Rickey Given was born on 6 February 1894, in Centralia, Boone, Missouri, United States, her father, James Andrew Given, was 23 and her mother, Lizzie Belle Rickey, was 24. She lived in Wilson Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 29 May 1929, at the age of 35.

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James Andrew Given
Lizzie Belle Rickey
Ruth Rickey Given
Maurice David Given
Florence Edna Given
Pearl Given
James William Given
Anabel Lee Given

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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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.

Age 10

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhín or Mag Dhuibhfhinn ( see McGiffin ).

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

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  • Ruth Givens in household of James A Givens, "United States Census, 1900"

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