Ruth Swart

November 1892–
Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Swart was born in November 1892, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Miles Swart, was 45 and her mother, Julia Pier, was 40. She married Luther Ernest Schoen on 24 May 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Luther Ernest Schoen
1893–1976
Ruth Swart
1892–
Marriage: 24 May 1924
Julia Mary Schoen
1926–

Spouse and Children

    Luther Ernest Schoen

    Male1893–1976Male

    Female1892–Female

MARRIAGE
24 May 1924
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

    Julia Mary Schoen

    Female1926–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Miles Swart

    Male1847–1906Male

    Female1852–1932Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1874–1943Male

    Female1876–Female

    Charles Swart

    Male1878–1930Male

    Wade H Swart

    Male1880–Male

    Arther Swart

    Male1882–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 5

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Dutch and English: nickname for a dark-haired or dark-skinned person, from Middle Dutch zwart, swert, Middle English swart ‘dark’, ‘swarthy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Schoen in household of Luther Schoen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Schoen in household of Luther Schoen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Swart, "New York State Census, 1905"

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