Marta Ruth Hensarling

1918–1989 (Age 71)
Brazos, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States

The Life of Marta Ruth

When Marta Ruth Hensarling was born on 12 May 1918, in Brazos, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States, her father, Evander Abram Hensarling, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ruth Blanton, was 21. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Brazos, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 April 1989, in Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Americanized spelling of German Henzerling, a derivative of Hentz or of Heinzerling .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Matar R Hensarling in household of Evander Hensarling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marta Ruth Hensarling in household of Evander Hensarling, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marta Ruth Hensarling, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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