Ruth Stella Malwitz

8 February 1903–3 October 1974 (Age 71)
Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth Stella

When Ruth Stella Malwitz was born on 8 February 1903, in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Gustav Frederick Malwitz, was 30 and her mother, Emma Freiberg, was 26. She married Frank Edward Epps Sr on 26 July 1924, in Troy, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Collinsville, Collinsville Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 3 October 1974, at the age of 71, and was buried in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Edward Epps Sr
Ruth Stella Malwitz
Marriage: 26 July 1924
Ruth May Epps
Frank Edward Epps Jr

Spouse and Children

26 July 1924
Troy, Madison, Illinois, United States


    Ruth May Epps


    Frank Edward Epps Jr


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Mersinger in household of Lud Mersinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Epps in household of Frank Epps, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Malwitz in household of Gustave Malwitz, "United States Census, 1910"

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