Ruth Flake

18 February 1951–30 July 1998 (Age 47)
Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Flake was born on 18 February 1951, in Mexico City, Mexico, her father, Burton Taylor Flake, was 39 and her mother, Otella Laverne Boring, was 25. She married Arthur Harding Rood Jr, in May 1997, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States for about 2 years. She died on 30 July 1998, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Harding Rood Jr,
Ruth Flake
Marriage: May 1997
Diamonque Janee' Conway

Spouse and Children

May 1997
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1952 · �National Auditorium Opened

Age 1

Auditorio Nacional finishes construction in 1952. It is one of the most important performance concert halls in Mexico City
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 13

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name mostly in northwestern Germany for someone who lived near a swamp.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Flake-Rood, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"
  • Ruth in entry for Arthur H Rood Jr, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"
  • Ruth Flake Rood, "Find A Grave Index"

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