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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rasmus Monsen Vik
1862–1917
Hannah Anderson
1867–1941
Melvin Vik
1886–1894
Alvin Vik
1888–1961
Belinda Olivia Vik
1892–1983
Russell Melvin Vik
1894–1895
Ruth Henrietta Vik
1898–1969
Henry Theodore Vik
1901–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Rasmus Monsen Vik

    Male1862–1917Male

    Hannah Anderson

    Female1867–1941Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1917

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Ruth Henrietta.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.