Marie Sophie Ruess

1 March 1904–7 September 1954 (Age 50)

The Life of Marie Sophie

Marie Sophie Ruess was born on 1 March 1904, in Germany as the daughter of Christian Ruess and Sophie Knauss. She had at least 1 daughter with William F. Ensslin. She died on 7 September 1954, in Austin, Lander, Nevada, United States, at the age of 50.

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William F. Ensslin
Marie Sophie Ruess
Ruth M. Ensslin

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Parents and Siblings

    Christian Ruess


    Sophie Knauss




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 10

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

Age 14

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German:1. from a short form of Ruosso, a derivative of Rudolf . 2. variant of Russ .

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

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  • Nevada death records

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