26 June 1898–October 1977 (Age 79)
Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States
When Ruth Geraldine Mitchell was born on 26 June 1898, in Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, Benjamin Mitchell, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Caroline Mahard, was 29. She married John Samuel McCollum on 22 May 1926, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ferguson, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Branson, Taney, Missouri, United States in 1974. She died in October 1977, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Loami, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.
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