Ruth Evelyn Clegg

24 July 1914–19 April 1999 (Age 84)
Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ruth Evelyn

When Ruth Evelyn Clegg was born on 24 July 1914, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, her father, William Frank Clegg, was 30 and her mother, Gladys Lucille Farquharson, was 19. She married John Andrew Mayers Sr on 21 January 1936. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1935 and Eden Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1999, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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John Andrew Mayers Sr
Ruth Evelyn Clegg
Marriage: 21 January 1936
James Lee Mayers
James Lee Mayers
John Andrew Mayers Jr

Spouse and Children

21 January 1936


    James Lee Mayers



    James Lee Mayers


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · The Logan Library

Age 2

The Logan Library was created to serve the fifty thousand citizens of Logan with the access of over two hundred thousand items for children, teens, students, and adults to check out and learn from. The library also provides several programs that are popular with the community. The library moved to its current location in 2009 and reached a milestone in items checked out in 2012, at over 1 million.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Clegg, from Old Norse kleggi ‘haystack’, originally the name of a nearby hill.2 Manx: variant of Clague .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Evelyn Clegg Mayers in household of John Andrew Mayers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rilda Magers in household of John Mayers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Mayers in household of John Mayers, "United States Census, 1940"

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