Iva Ruth Ragan

16 December 1901–19 April 1980 (Age 78)
Henry Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Iva Ruth

When Iva Ruth Ragan was born on 16 December 1901, in Henry Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, John William Ragan, was 40 and her mother, Clara Syrena Downey, was 34. She married George E Boothe about 1925, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Tulare, California, United States in 1935 and Lemon Cove Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1980, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Smith Mountain Cemetery, Dinuba, Tulare, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George E Boothe
Iva Ruth Ragan
Marriage: about 1925
Mary Jean Booth

Spouse and Children

about 1925
Missouri, United States


    Mary Jean Booth


Parents and Siblings


    Clara Syrena Downey




    Altha Ragan


    Alpha Ragan




    Charles Ragan


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 3

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Regan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Iva R Booth in household of Geo E Booth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iva R Boothe in household of Geo E Boothe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iva Booth in household of John W Ragan, "United States Census, 1930"

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