Ruth Estelle Covault

11 May 1906–26 September 2010 (Age 104)
Audubon, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ruth Estelle

When Ruth Estelle Covault was born on 11 May 1906, in Audubon, Iowa, United States, her father, William Roy Covault, was 20 and her mother, Amy Addie Goochey, was 24. She married Maynard Ellis Millhollin about 1926. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Greeley Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Baker Township, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 26 September 2010, in Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 104, and was buried in Bear Grove Cemetery, Bear Grove Township, Guthrie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maynard Ellis Millhollin
Ruth Estelle Covault
Marriage: about 1926
Bobby Joe Millhollin
Jackie Downing Millhollin
Louis Arlene Millhollin
Nina Lucile Millhollin
Teddy Rae Millhollin
Jimmy Lee Millhollin
Jane Irne Millhollin
Billy Boyd Millhollin
Dickie Dean Millhollin
Dennis Roy Millhollin

Spouse and Children

about 1926


    Bobby Joe Millhollin


    Jimmy Lee Millhollin


    Jane Irne Millhollin


    Billy Boyd Millhollin


    Dickie Dean Millhollin


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 28

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Of Dutch origin, perhaps an Americanized form of Koevoet.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Millhollen in household of Maynie I Millhollen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Covault, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Ruth E Coranlt in household of William R Coranlt, "United States Census, 1910"

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