Ruth Jannette Ellis

23 October 1912–2 October 1985 (Age 72)
Windsor, Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruth Jannette

When Ruth Jannette Ellis was born on 23 October 1912, in Windsor, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Claudius Smith Ellis, was 44 and her mother, Myrtle V Baxter, was 34. She married Wendolin John Ballweg on 3 January 1981, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 October 1985, in Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Wendolin John Ballweg
Ruth Jannette Ellis
Marriage: 3 January 1981

Spouse and Children

3 January 1981
Dane, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Claudius Smith Ellis





World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 7

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: Lord God, or Jehovah is my God.

Sources (3)

  • Ruth J Ellis in household of Myrtle Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Garvoille in household of Myrtle Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Jannette Garvoille, "Wisconsin Marriage Index, 1973-1997"

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