Lawrence Augustine Ruffner

1 September 1898–6 May 1953 (Age 54)
Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lawrence Augustine

When Lawrence Augustine Ruffner was born on 1 September 1898, in Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John P Ruffner, was 27 and his mother, Bessie Maude Fetherstone, was 20. He died on 6 May 1953, in Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

John P Ruffner
1871–1934
Bessie Maude Fetherstone
1878–
Lawrence Augustine Ruffner
1898–1953
Hazel L Ruffner
1901–
Charles Arthur Ruffner
1902–1962
Jerome Andrew Ruffner
1905–1969
Edith Margaret Ruffner
1908–1995

Parents and Siblings

    John P Ruffner

    Male1871–1934Male

    Bessie Maude Fetherstone

    Female1878–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1898–1953Male

    Hazel L Ruffner

    Female1901–Female

    Charles Arthur Ruffner

    Male1902–1962Male

    Jerome Andrew Ruffner

    Male1905–1969Male

    Edith Margaret Ruffner

    Female1908–1995Female

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rufener .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Ruffner in household of John P Ruffner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laurence A Ruffner in household of John P Ruffner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lawrence Augustine Ruffner; death certificate

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