Ruth Lorine Monroe

31 December 1917–26 May 2007 (Age 89)
Jay, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ruth Lorine

When Ruth Lorine Monroe was born on 31 December 1917, in Jay, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Denver Charles Monroe, was 30 and her mother, Anna Francis Abercrombie, was 30. She married Adren White on 3 April 1937, in Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States. She died on 26 May 2007, in Sutherlin, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oakland, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adren White
Ruth Lorine Monroe
Marriage: 3 April 1937

Spouse and Children

3 April 1937
Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Charles W. Monroe


    Thomas Woodrow "Woody" Monroe



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Spanish Flu Kills Thousands in Oregon

Age 1

The “Spanish Flu,” or the influenza pandemic, claimed the lives of over 50 million across the globe, 450,000 across the U.S., and thousands in Oregon during the years 1918 to 1919.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Monroe in household of D C Monroe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Monroe, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Ruth Monroe, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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