Ruth Agnes McAfee

5 November 1910–13 October 1989 (Age 78)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth Agnes

When Ruth Agnes McAfee was born on 5 November 1910, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Burrell McAfee Sr, was 23 and her mother, Jane Albertha Lantz, was 21. She married James Francis Williams on 14 December 1934, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 13 October 1989, in Wheatland, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Francis Williams
Ruth Agnes McAfee
Marriage: 14 December 1934
Peggy Lou Williams
James Francis Williams Jr.

Spouse and Children

14 December 1934
Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States


    Peggy Lou Williams


    James Francis Williams Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    William Burrell McAfee Sr





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + síth ‘peace’. Compare Duffy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Williams in household of James Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Mcafee Williams in entry for Mrs Peggy Lou Woman Williams Leonetti, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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