Ruth Elizabeth Baltteim

Female26 June 1916–February 1985

Brief Life History of Ruth Elizabeth

When Ruth Elizabeth Baltteim was born on 26 June 1916, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Edward Baltteim, was 32 and her mother, Lillian Elizabeth Martin, was 22. She married Walter W. Olsen about 1936, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. She died in February 1985, in East Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Walter W. Olsen
Ruth Elizabeth Baltteim
Marriage: about 1936

Sources (5)

  • Ruth Baltterur in household of John Baltterur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Social Security Death Index
  • Ruth E Baltteim in household of J E Baltteim, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1936Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1917 · Camp Merritt is Activated

    Age 1

    Camp Merritt was a military base activated for use in World War II. It was located in Bergen County, New Jersey; the location was originally called Camp Tenafly. Construction started on August 20, 1917 and was officially authorized on December 20 of that same year. The location was considered ideal due to how easily soldiers could be transported; they could march just one hour to Alpine Landing and board a ferryboat.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 19

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Biblical name (of uncertain derivation) of a Moabite woman who left her own people to remain with her mother-in-law Naomi, and afterwards became the wife of Boaz and an ancestress of David. Her story is told in the book of the Bible that bears her name. It was used among the Puritans in England in the 16th century, partly because of its association with the English vocabulary word ruth meaning ‘compassion’. It has always been popular as a Jewish name, but is now also widespread among people of many different cultures and creeds.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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