Ruby Pauline Bangham

10 September 1888–6 February 1964 (Age 75)
Unión, Córdoba, Argentina

The Life of Ruby Pauline

When Ruby Pauline Bangham was born on 10 September 1888, in Unión, Córdoba, Argentina, her father, Henry C. Bangham, was 37 and her mother, Keziah J. McKahan, was 38. She married George Leland Peterson on 19 October 1910, in Anita, Cass, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1935 and George, Lyon, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 6 February 1964, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

George Leland Peterson
Ruby Pauline Bangham
Marriage: 19 October 1910
J. Donald Peterson
Henry Dale Peterson
Robert Leland Peterson

Spouse and Children

19 October 1910
Anita, Cass, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry C. Bangham


    Keziah J. McKahan




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an alteration of the name of Bangor-on-Dee (Flints).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Story Highlight

Bangham, Ruby Pauline & George Leander Peterson - - Married 1910

BRIDE AND GROOM LOCKED UP. Departure of Newlyweds is Delayed By Their "Friends." Special to the Daily Nonpareil. Anita, Ia, Oct 21. Two weddings, of more than passing interest because of the p …

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Bangham in household of Henry Bangham, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ruby P Peterson in household of G L Peterson, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Ruby Peterson, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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