Ruth Dugan

14 March 1919–10 August 1987 (Age 68)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Dugan was born on 14 March 1919, her father, Edward Dugan, was 29 and her mother, Sarah, was 27. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1930 and Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1987, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68.

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Edward Dugan
Ruth Dugan

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    Edward Dugan






World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Age 1

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History was established by Cyrus S. Eaton as a way to research and educate others in anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, botany, geology, paleontology, biology, and zoology. The first curator of the museum was Donald Johanson, the discoverer of Lucy.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin ‘descendant of Dubhagán’, a byname representing a double diminutive of dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ ( see Duff ). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Ó Duibhginn ( see Deegan ).

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

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  • Ruth Dugan in household of Edward Dugan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Dugan in household of Edward Dugan, "United States Census, 1930"

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