Myrtle Rutter

13 February 1884–29 August 1953 (Age 69)
Cynthiana, Smith Township, Posey, Indiana, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Rutter was born on 13 February 1884, in Posey, Indiana, United States, her father, John Wesley Rutter, was 26 and her mother, Frances D Skelton, was 27. She married James Omer Smith on 21 October 1903, in Posey, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Smith Township, Posey, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Cynthiana, Smith Township, Posey, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 August 1953, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Cynthiana, Smith Township, Posey, Indiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Omer Smith
1881–1972
Myrtle Rutter
1884–1953
Marriage: 21 October 1903
Ralph E Smith
1905–1920
Marion Omer Smith
1907–1982
Doris Louise Smith
1910–1998

Spouse and Children

    James Omer Smith

    Male1881–1972Male

    Female1884–1953Female

MARRIAGE
21 October 1903
Posey, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Ralph E Smith

    Male1905–1920Male

    Marion Omer Smith

    Male1907–1982Male

    Doris Louise Smith

    Female1910–1998Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1857–1937Male

    Frances D Skelton

    Female1856–1906Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a player on the rote ( see Root 2).2 English: nickname for an unscrupulous person, from Old French ro(u)tier ‘robber’, ‘highwayman’, ‘footpad’.3 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch rut(t)er ‘freebooter’, ‘footpad’, cognate with 2. Compare Reuter 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Myrtle R Smith in household of Omer J Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Smith in household of James O Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Smith in household of J Omer Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.