Iris Ruth McBride

18 May 1914–22 March 1995 (Age 80)
St. John Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Iris Ruth

When Iris Ruth McBride was born on 18 May 1914, in St. John Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States, her father, William Edward McBride, was 46 and her mother, Jennie Potter, was 39. She married Frank Patchen Sinclair on 6 October 1938, in Jetmore, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States. She lived in Sawlog Township, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Center Township, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1995, in Jetmore, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Jetmore, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States.

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Frank Patchen Sinclair
Iris Ruth McBride
Marriage: 6 October 1938

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6 October 1938
Jetmore, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 13

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Donegal) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Brighde, from earlier Mac Giolla Bhrighde (Irish), Mac Gille Brighde (Scottish) ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Brighid’. Compare Kilbride .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Sinclair in household of William Sinclair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Mcbride in household of Wm Mcbride, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Mcbride in household of William Mcbride, "United States Census, 1920"

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