Ruth Anna Beckelhimer

24 December 1913–4 March 1988 (Age 74)
Putnam, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Anna

When Ruth Anna Beckelhimer was born on 24 December 1913, in Putnam, Indiana, United States, her father, John Thomas Becklehimer, was 17 and her mother, Lela May Pitzer, was 19. She married Vernis Carlton Budd on 20 November 1937, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 4 March 1988, in Branson, Taney, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74.

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Vernis Carlton Budd
Ruth Anna Beckelhimer
Marriage: 20 November 1937
Rita Kay Budd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1937Marion, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 3
    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.
    1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks
    Age 18
    The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 22
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Beckelhymer , a surname of German origin.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Ruth Anna Becklehimer in entry for Vernis C Budd, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Ruth A Budd, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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