Ruth Henrietta Vik

20 January 1898–7 November 1969 (Age 71)
Havana, Sargent, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Ruth Henrietta

When Ruth Henrietta Vik was born on 20 January 1898, in Havana, Sargent, North Dakota, United States, her father, Rasmus Monsen Vik, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Anderson, was 30. She died on 7 November 1969, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Rasmus Monsen Vik
Hannah Anderson
Melvin Vik
Alvin Vik
Belinda Olivia Vik
Russell Melvin Vik
Ruth Henrietta Vik
Henry Theodore Vik

Parents and Siblings

    Rasmus Monsen Vik


    Hannah Anderson




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 8

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway and Sweden, so named with Old Norse vík ‘small bay’, ‘inlet’. In Swedish it may also be a topographic or ornamental name.2 Czech: from a short form of the personal name Viktor ( see Victor ).

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

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