Emma Ruth Gamble

29 January 1927–14 April 2006 (Age 79)
Park City, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Emma Ruth

When Emma Ruth Gamble was born on 29 January 1927, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, her father, James Orvall Gamble, was 31 and her mother, Emma Inez Marsh, was 23. She married Joseph Burdette Miller on 24 August 1945. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 14 April 2006, in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Joseph Burdette Miller
Emma Ruth Gamble
Marriage: 24 August 1945
Joseph Ray Miller

Spouse and Children

24 August 1945


    Joseph Ray Miller


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World Events (8)

1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 1

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse byname Gamall meaning ‘old’, which was occasionally used in North England during the Middle Ages as a personal name.2 Altered spelling of German Gambel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Ruth Gamble Miller in household of Joseph Burdette Miller, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Emma Ruth Gamble Miller in household of Joseph Burdett Miller, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ruth Gamble in household of James Gamble, "United States Census, 1930"

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