Ruth Louise Gibson

13 March 1897–19 May 1960 (Age 63)
Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Louise

When Ruth Louise Gibson was born on 13 March 1897, in Preston, West Virginia, United States, her father, Bertus Thurman Gibson, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Mabel Hartman, was 25. She married David Walter Milne on 23 March 1922, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Tunnelton, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Valley District, Preston, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 May 1960, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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David Walter Milne
Ruth Louise Gibson
Marriage: 23 March 1922
David Gibson Milne

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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.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 8
The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Ruth Gibson in household of Bert T Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth L Gibson in household of Bertus T Gibson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth L Gibson in household of Bert T Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"

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