Annie Ruth Askins

3 March 1918–10 February 2009 (Age 91)
, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Annie Ruth

When Annie Ruth Askins was born on 3 March 1918, her father, Albert Greenfield Askins, was 24 and her mother, Annie Mae "Myrtle" Ashby, was 23. She married willis h chapman on 24 December 1945, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States. She died on 10 February 2009, in Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90.

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willis h chapman
Annie Ruth Askins
Marriage: 24 December 1945

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24 December 1945
Marshall, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 13

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Haskins .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Askins in household of Green Askins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie R Askin in household of Albert G Askin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie Ruth Askins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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