Ruth Agatha Langdon

Female27 August 1895–23 October 1969

Brief Life History of Ruth Agatha

When Ruth Agatha Langdon was born on 27 August 1895, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, George Francis Langdon Jr, was 32 and her mother, Julia Clara Pascoe, was 39. She married Albert August Bruno Schroeder on 10 February 1914, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States in 1930 and School District 55 Roundup, Musselshell, Montana, United States for about 5 years. She died on 23 October 1969, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert August Bruno Schroeder
Ruth Agatha Langdon
Marriage: 10 February 1914
George Albert Schroeder
Bert Edward Schroeder
Roland August Schroeder
Wilbur Ervin Schroeder

Sources (20)

  • Ruth Langdon in household of George Langdon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Schroeder and Guy M Darnall 1938, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Ruth Agatha Langdon Pearson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1914Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.

    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

    Age 3

    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 21

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Essex, Kent, and Warwickshire, so named from Old English lang, long ‘long’ + dūn ‘hill’. See also Longden .

    History: Samuel Langdon, Harvard College president in 1774–80, was born in Boston, MA, in 1723 but lived out his years in Hampton Falls, NH. Three of his children left descendants. His grandfather Philip (born 1646) had came from Braunton in Devon, England, and was married in Andover, Essex County, MA, in 1684. Another early Langdon immigrant was Tobias Langdon, who came to North America before 1660 and settled in Portsmouth, NH. His great-grandson John was a revolutionary war leader, US senator, and NH governor.

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

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