Ruth Forrest West

4 February 1872–11 February 1959 (Age 87)
Brasstown, Clay, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Forrest

When Ruth Forrest West was born on 4 February 1872, in Brasstown, Clay, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Commins West, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Coffee, was 36. She married Robert Sherman Stewart on 23 March 1891, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Greenlee, Arizona, United States for about 10 years and Supervisorial District 3, Greenlee, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1959, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Franklin, Greenlee, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Sherman Stewart
Ruth Forrest West
Marriage: 23 March 1891
Forrest Sophronia Stewart
Robert Wiley Stewart
James Arthur Stewart
Nell Elizabeth Stewart
Frank Eugene Stewart
Joseph Ralph Stewart
Phillip Sherman Stewart

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World Events (8)

Age 1
City name changes & Historical Boundaries 1873: Munsonville, Pima, Arizona Territory 1878: Solomonville, Pima, Arizona Territory 1881: Solomonville, Graham, Arizona Territory 1912: Solomon, Graham, Arizona, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
Age 23
Historical Boundaries 1895: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States 1909: Greenlee, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Greenlee, Arizona, United States

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Dick's History

My name is Richard L Stewart. Since I was a little boy I have been known as Dick Stewart. I was born on January 31, 1929 at Franklin Arizona. . My Father is Robert Wiley Stewart and my Mother is Mary …

Sources (46)

  • Ruth Forest West Stewart in household of Robert Sherman Stewart, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ruth Stewart in household of Robert S. Stewart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth F Stewart in household of Robert S Stewart, "United States Census, 1920"

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