Ruth C Reaugh

16 March 1898–5 April 1979 (Age 81)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth C

When Ruth C Reaugh was born on 16 March 1898, in Illinois, United States, her father, Richard Sprigg Canby Reaugh, was 27 and her mother, Mary Delong, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Everette Bryce Colclasure. She lived in Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 April 1979, in Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Everette Bryce Colclasure
Ruth C Reaugh
Robert Bryce Colclasure
Ruth Ann Colclasure

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 8
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
Age 22
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Ute.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Riabhach, which MacLysaght describes as an adjectival surname (meaning ‘gray’ or ‘brindled’) that ‘took the place of an hereditary one’.Possibly an altered form of German Rech .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Ruth Colclasure in household of E B Colclasure, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth K Reaugh in entry for Richard Calvin Mc Gowan and Ruth Ann Low, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Ruth Reaugh in household of R S C Reaugh, "United States Census, 1900"

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