Ruth Ayers

Female25 October 1899–9 April 1918

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Ayers was born on 25 October 1899, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Amos H. Ayers, was 38 and her mother, Catherine Mass, was 40. She lived in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 9 April 1918, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Amos H. Ayers
Catherine Mass
Frank Gondle Ayers
Nellie Ayers
Edith Ayres
Roy Ayers
Annie Ayers
Jessie Ayres
Alice Ayres
Ruth Ayers
Florence Ayers
Emily Ayres

Sources (2)

  • Ruth Ayers in household of Amos Ayers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth Ayres in household of Amos H Ayres, "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer , with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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