Ruth Lillian Surline

3 November 1909–11 August 1954 (Age 44)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ruth Lillian

When Ruth Lillian Surline was born on 3 November 1909, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, John Elba Surline, was 29 and her mother, Emaline Amanda Hunn, was 32. She married Harry Anderson Murry on 10 August 1927, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Detroit Ward 14, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Ohio Township, Mississippi, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 11 August 1954, in Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States.

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Harry Anderson Murry
Ruth Lillian Surline
Marriage: 10 August 1927
Evelyn Luella Murray
James Anderson Murray

Spouse and Children

10 August 1927
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    Evelyn Luella Murray


    James Anderson Murray


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 11

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 14

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Lillian Murray in household of Harry Anderson Murray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Surline in household of John Surline, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian Surline in household of John Surline, "United States Census, 1920"

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