Ruth Makin

14 March 1918–11 October 2006 (Age 88)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Makin was born on 14 March 1918, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Clyde Makin, was 23 and her mother, Irene Armstrong, was 24. She married Lorrin Myrl Rawlings on 13 April 1937, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in American Fork Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 2006, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorrin Myrl Rawlings
1915–2016
Ruth Makin
1918–2006
Marriage: 13 April 1937
Irene Laura Rawlings
1938–2007
Geraldine Rawlings
1939–1939

Spouse and Children

    Lorrin Myrl Rawlings

    Male1915–2016Male

    Female1918–2006Female

MARRIAGE
13 April 1937
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1914–1914Female

    Female1918–2006Female

    Dorthy Ann Makin

    Female1925–1926Female

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 3

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): pet form (with the Middle English diminutive suffix -kin) of May 2.2 Northern English: nickname for an effeminate man, from Middle English maid(en) ‘girl’, ‘young woman’ ( see Maiden ) + the diminutive suffix -kin. It is possible, but unlikely, that it may also have been of more literal application as an occupational name for a female servant.3 Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic name Macco ( see Mack 2 and 3).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Makin Rawlins in household of Lorrin Rawlings, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ruth Makin in household of Clyde Makin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ruth Rauellings in household of Clyde Makin, "United States Census, 1940"

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