Ruth H. Wildrick

23 June 1894–1954 (Age 59)
Belvidere, Warren, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Ruth H.

When Ruth H. Wildrick was born on 23 June 1894, in Belvidere, Warren, New Jersey, United States, her father, Jason Hunt Wildrick, was 22 and her mother, Sarah J Wilson “Sallie”, was 22. She married Edward A Godown in 1920, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Harmony Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died in 1954, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Edward A Godown
Ruth H. Wildrick
Marriage: 1920
Lois Godown

Spouse and Children

New Jersey, United States


    Lois Godown


Parents and Siblings




    James M Wildrick


    Willis J Wildrick


    Claremont N Wildrick


    Earl Wildrick


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 9

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wildreich, a medieval personal name, from Old High German wildi ‘wild’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Wildrick in household of Jason Wildrick, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Ruth Wildrick in household of Jason H Wildrick, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Ruth Godown in household of Edward Godown, "United States Census, 1940"

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