Frances "Fanny" M Rutter

August 1869–16 June 1961 (Age 91)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frances "Fanny" M

When Frances "Fanny" M Rutter was born in August 1869, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James May Rutter, was 28 and her mother, Martha C. Burdett, was 26. She died on 16 June 1961, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

James May Rutter
Martha C. Burdett
Ellen Clarice Rutter
Frances "Fanny" M Rutter
Catharin Matty Rutter
Nathaniel Burdett Rutter
Augusta Louise Rutter

Parents and Siblings

    James May Rutter


    Martha C. Burdett




    Ellen Clarice Rutter



    Catharin Matty Rutter


    Nathaniel Burdett Rutter



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 8

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a player on the rote ( see Root 2).2 English: nickname for an unscrupulous person, from Old French ro(u)tier ‘robber’, ‘highwayman’, ‘footpad’.3 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch rut(t)er ‘freebooter’, ‘footpad’, cognate with 2. Compare Reuter 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie M Rutter in household of Augusta R Seitzinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fanny Rutter in household of James Rutter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1880 United States Federal Census

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