Ruel Millsap

July 1873–
Nevada, United States

The Life of Ruel

When Ruel Millsap was born in July 1873, in Nevada, United States, his father, William Russel Millsaps, was 41 and his mother, Lucinda Ann Johns, was 35. He lived in Lyon, Nevada, United States in 1900 and Dayton, Lyon, Nevada, United States in 1910.

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William Russel Millsaps
Lucinda Ann Johns
James M. Millsap
Bettie Millsap
Mary Malinda Linnie Millsap
Ruel Millsap

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a spiritless man, from Middle English milksop ‘piece of bread soaked in milk’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ruel Milsaps in household of L Sinda Milsaps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruel Millsap in household of Wm R Millsap, "United States Census, 1900"

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