Ruth Estelle Johnson

1918–2 June 1961 (Age 43)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruth Estelle

When Ruth Estelle Johnson was born in 1918, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Roby Franklin Johnson, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Alma Myers, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Alvin Dean Coffey. She lived in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 June 1961, in Hampton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Dean Coffey
1915–1996
Ruth Estelle Johnson
1918–1961
Barbara Jean Coffey
1936–2017
Leslie Marlene Coffey
1938–2001
Alvin Dean Coffey Jr
1940–2019
Patricia Ann Coffey
1943–1943
Wanda Kay Coffey
1946–
Deborah Rae Coffey
1952–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Barbara Jean Coffey

    Female1936–2017Female

    Leslie Marlene Coffey

    Female1938–2001Female

    Alvin Dean Coffey Jr

    Male1940–2019Male

    Patricia Ann Coffey

    Female1943–1943Female

    Wanda Kay Coffey

    Female1946–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    James Grandville Johnson

    Male1913–1995Male

    Barbara Mae Johnson

    Female1914–1984Female

    Female1918–1961Female

    Paul Samuel Johnson

    Male1920–1999Male

    Isaac Nathaniel Johnson

    Male1923–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 0

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1931

Age 13

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Johnson in household of Ruly F Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Johnston in household of Roby F Johnston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Coffey in household of Roby Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"

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