Ruth C. Deaton

Brief Life History of Ruth C.

When Ruth C. Deaton was born in 1863, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Westley Deaton, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ann Clemens, was 33. She married William James Green Martin on 25 April 1881, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Hall, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 September 1933, in Clarendon, Donley, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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William James Green Martin
Ruth C. Deaton
Marriage: 25 April 1881
Gussie Lee Martin
Effie May Martin
Ora M Martin
Viola Martin
Era Martin
James Clay Martin
Dewey Martin
Sampson Martin
Lizzie May Martin
Lola B Martin
Ruby Dell Martin
Helen Katherine Martin

Sources (20)

  • Rutty C Deaton in household of Wm W Deaton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • R C Deaton, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • J G Martin, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex): variant of Deighton .

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

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