Minetta Ruth Erway

14 May 1907–23 March 1989 (Age 81)
Potter Brook, Westfield Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Minetta Ruth

When Minetta Ruth Erway was born on 14 May 1907, in Potter Brook, Westfield Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Raymond Carlton Erway, was 22 and her mother, Florence E Bartoo, was 22. She married Charles Gilbert Toles on 16 June 1924, in Steuben, New York, United States. She lived in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States for about 5 years and Westfield Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 23 March 1989, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Ashcraft English Sr
Minetta Ruth Erway
Marriage: 11 October 1926
Rae Alton English
Walter Ashcraft English Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1926Troupsburg, Steuben, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1912 · McCreary County Created
    Age 5
    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
    Age 22
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Erwe: probably a variant of Erbe . Compare Ervay .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Ruth English in household of Walter English, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ruth Erway, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Ruth English in household of Walter A English, "United States Census, 1940"

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