Ruth E Chapman

29 March 1904–
Plain City, Madison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth E

When Ruth E Chapman was born on 29 March 1904, in Plain City, Madison, Ohio, United States, her father, George B Chapman, was 31 and her mother, Celinda Wing, was 25. She lived in Jerome, Union, Ohio, United States for about 10 years.

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George B Chapman
Celinda Wing
Katheryn Louise Chapman
Ruth E Chapman
Robert E. Chapman
Katheryne Chapman

Parents and Siblings


    Celinda Wing




    Katheryn Louise Chapman


    Ruth E Chapman


    Robert E. Chapman



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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 31

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

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth L Chapman in household of George B Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth E Chapman in household of George B Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Chapman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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