Annie Ruth Duckworth

9 March 1897–27 February 1908 (Age 10)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Annie Ruth

When Annie Ruth Duckworth was born on 9 March 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Beaton Duckworth, was 20 and her mother, Jeannie McClay Douglas, was 20. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1897 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 10, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Charles Beaton Duckworth
Jeannie McClay Douglas
Helen Duckworth
Annie Ruth Duckworth
Nina Wade Duckworth
Alyce Lavern Duckworth
Rhea Jean Duckworth

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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 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 2

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 4

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fūce ‘duck’ + worÐ ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Annie Duckworth in household of Chas. Duckworth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie R Duckworth, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Annie R Duckworth, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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