Ruth Eliza McCombs

7 April 1897–31 July 1992 (Age 95)
Sherrard, Marshall, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth Eliza

When Ruth Eliza McCombs was born on 7 April 1897, in Sherrard, Marshall, West Virginia, United States, her father, Charles Wellington McCombs, was 41 and her mother, Emma V. Kemple, was 40. She married Ralph John Peter Hart on 19 May 1928, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. She lived in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 31 July 1992, in Arlington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 95.

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Ralph John Peter Hart
Ruth Eliza McCombs
Marriage: 19 May 1928

Spouse and Children

    Ralph John Peter Hart



19 May 1928
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Wellington McCombs


    Emma V. Kemple




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 2

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McComb , formed with the redundant addition of the English patronymic ending -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Hart in household of Ralph J P Hart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth E Mccombs in household of C W Mccombs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth E Mccombs in household of Charles W Mccombs, "United States Census, 1910"

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