Ruth Whitear

5 May 1909–5 September 1990 (Age 81)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Whitear was born on 5 May 1909, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Arthur Whitear, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca Jones, was 35. She married Orrin Wilford Astle on 24 December 1932, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 5 September 1990, in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orrin Wilford Astle
Ruth Whitear
Marriage: 24 December 1932
Marilyn Ruth Astle
Wilford Bevan Astle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1932Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1910 · The Hermitage Resort
    Age 1
    The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 22
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dresser of white leather, someone who tawed skins into whitleather, from Middle English whīt ‘white’ + tawyere, towyere, tewere, an agent noun from West Saxon Old English tāwian, Anglian * tēwian ‘to taw’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (22)

    • Ruth Whittier, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Ruth Whitear in household of Arthur Whitear, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ruth Whitear, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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