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
1898–1983
Ruth H. Wildrick
1894–1954
Marriage: 1920
Lois Godown
1922–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1920
New Jersey, United States
children

(1)

    Lois Godown

    Female1922–2002Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1894–1954Female

    James M Wildrick

    Male1896–Male

    Willis J Wildrick

    Male1897–1966Male

    Claremont N Wildrick

    Male1899–Male

    Earl Wildrick

    Male1902–Male

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.
1903

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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