Ruth Hollingsworth

1867–1891 (Age 24)
Quaker, Vermillion Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Hollingsworth was born in 1867, in Quaker, Vermillion Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, her father, David Hollingsworth, was 36 and her mother, Martha Ellen McCool, was 31. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Vermillion MM, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 6 January 1891, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 24.

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David Hollingsworth
Martha Ellen McCool
Rebecca Hollingsworth
John Wesley Hollingsworth
William Farrel Hollingsworth
Ruth Hollingsworth

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 8

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.2 Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rutha Hollingsworth in household of David Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ruth Hollingsworth in household of David Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ruth Hollingsworth, "Find A Grave Index"

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