Ruth Llewella McClanahan

3 March 1898–3 December 1995 (Age 97)
Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Ruth Llewella

When Ruth Llewella McClanahan was born on 3 March 1898, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, her father, Jesse Calahill McClanahan, was 46 and her mother, Jennette Susan Enterkine, was 19. She married Hugo Alexander Pope on 12 March 1921, in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1935 and Park Election Precinct, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 3 December 1995, in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugo Alexander Pope
Ruth Llewella McClanahan
Marriage: 12 March 1921
Baby Boy Pope
Helen Marquerite Pope
Ralph Hugo Pope
Clarence Eugene Pope

Spouse and Children

12 March 1921
Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States


    Baby Boy Pope


    Helen Marquerite Pope



    Clarence Eugene Pope


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 1

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Onchon ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Onchú’, an Old Irish personal name perhaps meaning ‘mighty hound’. St. Onchú was a 6th-century Irish pilgrim and collector of holy relics. See also McClenahan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth L Pope in household of H A Pope, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth L Pope in household of Hugo A Pope, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth McClanahan in entry for Pope or Pape, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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