Ruth M Thomas

1907–1985 (Age 78)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruth M

Ruth M Thomas was born on 28 June 1907, in Wisconsin, United States. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Bud Orsburn. She died on 20 November 1985, in Clark, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Ruth M Thomas
1907–1985
Bud Orsburn
1901–1980
Doris May Orsburn
1925–1996
Bernard Orsburn
1933–
Eva Delaine Orsburn
1926–2006

Spouse & Children

children

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 12

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Orsburn in household of Bud Orsburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Orsburn, "Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997"
  • Ruth Orsburn, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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