Ruth Annan

1894–1995 (Age 100)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Annan was born on 19 July 1894, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Paul Annan, was 26 and her mother, Mary Guion Gauss, was 24. She had at least 1 son with Randolf Hawthorne Mayer. She died on 19 April 1995, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Annan
Randolf Hawthorne Mayer
Randolph Annan Mayer

Spouse & Children

  • Female1894–1995Female

  • Randolf Hawthorne Mayer




  • Randolph Annan Mayer


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Paul Annan


  • Mary Guion Gauss




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

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 29

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Dumfriesshire on the banks of the river Annan, from which its name derives. See also Annand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Ruth Annan in entry for Robert L Mayer and Aino A Naykki, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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