Jerome Rutledge

17 April 1889–
Benton Charter Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jerome

When Jerome Rutledge was born on 17 April 1889, in Benton Charter Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Jerome B. Rutledge, was 44 and his mother, Mary Sopher, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Jerome B. Rutledge
1844–1923
Mary Sopher
1858–1890
Gertha "Gertie" May Rutledge
1881–1965
Charles Rutledge
1884–1885
Rose Belle Rutledge
1885–1981
Clara R Rutlege
1886–
Emma Marie Rutledge
1889–1936
Jerome Rutledge
1889–

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. If it is a habitational name, the location and etymology of the place from which it derives are obscure. Routledge, the more common form in the British Isles, is found mainly on the English-Scottish borders. The place in Cumbria, now called Routledge Burn, seems to have received its name in the 16th century from a member of the family rather than vice versa.

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

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  • Jerome Rutledge, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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