Ruth I Cruttenden

9 September 1888–14 January 1903 (Age 14)
Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States

The Life of Ruth I

When Ruth I Cruttenden was born on 9 September 1888, in Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, her father, Jarius Henry Crittenden, was 41 and her mother, Lydia Viola Ewell, was 42. She died on 14 January 1903, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Lakeview, Manitoba, Canada.

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Jarius Henry Crittenden
Lydia Viola Ewell
John Henry Crittenden
Lauriston Jairus Crittenden
Sarah L Cruttenden
Ruth I Cruttenden

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World Events (7)


Age 1

Montana is 41st state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden in Kent, which is named with the Old English personal name Gēðhere + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth I Cruttenden in household of Viola Cruttenden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth G. Cruttenden, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth I Cruttenden - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Ruth I Cruttenden

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