Ruth Burnell

3 January 1911–17 February 1995 (Age 84)
Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Burnell was born on 3 January 1911, in Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Ernest Leon Burnell, was 30 and her mother, Jennie Belle Farwell, was 27. She lived in Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1920. She died on 17 February 1995, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Leon Burnell
1880–1967
Jennie Belle Farwell
1883–1971
Guy Elvin Burnell
1906–1986
Amy Louise Burnell
1908–1997
Ruth Burnell
1911–1995

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 6

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed

Age 23

"After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the ""Maine Laws"" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934."

Name Meaning

English: from a metathesized diminutive of Middle English brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ruth Burnell in household of Ernest L Burnell, "United States Census, 1920"

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