Ruth Emma Burritt

5 June 1898–31 January 1996 (Age 97)
Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ruth Emma

When Ruth Emma Burritt was born on 5 June 1898, in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, her father, Lincoln Truman Burritt, was 31 and her mother, Clarissa Ballou Harkness, was 28. She married Henry Lorenzo Murray on 14 July 1917, in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 31 January 1996, in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lorenzo Murray
1888–1982
Ruth Emma Burritt
1898–1996
Marriage: 14 July 1917
Lois Clarissa Murray
1918–2014
Shirley Alice Murray
1920–2018
Helen May Murray
1923–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 July 1917
Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
children

(3)

    Female1918–2014Female

    Shirley Alice Murray

    Female1920–2018Female

    Helen May Murray

    Female1923–2018Female

Parents and Siblings

    Lincoln Truman Burritt

    Male1866–1920Male

    Clarissa Ballou Harkness

    Female1870–1913Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1927

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Burret, Old English Burgrǣd, composed of the elements burh, burg ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’ + rǣd ‘counsel’. 2 possibly a nickname for someone with thick and disheveled hair, from Old French b(o)ure ‘coarse woolen cloth’ + Middle English heved ‘head’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth E Burritt in household of Truman Burritt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth E Burritt in household of Truman Burritt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Murray in household of Henry L Murray, "United States Census, 1940"

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