Ruth Irene Ashcraft

1900–1989 (Age 88)
Crows, Saline, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ruth Irene

When Ruth Irene Ashcraft was born on 2 September 1900, in Crows, Saline, Arkansas, United States, her father, Horatio Thomas Ashcraft, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Matilda Cooper, was 22. She lived in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 4 May 1989, in Bauxite, Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in New Rosemont Cemetery, Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Irene Ashcraft
Earl Edward McCrory

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Faye Adelbert Ashcraft


  • Female1900–1989Female

  • Elmer Leslie Ashcraft


  • Edgar Edison Ashcraft


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 4

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Mccrary in household of Earl Mccrary, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Ashcroft in household of Edgar Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Ashcraft in household of Thomas Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1920"

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