Ruth Helen Cort

Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Ruth Helen

When Ruth Helen Cort was born on 10 January 1892, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, her father, Charles Edwin Cort, was 50 and her mother, Susan Maria Vaile, was 39. She married Arthur Glenn Tomlinson on 1 January 1914, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Columbia, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1940.

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Ruth Helen Cort
Arthur Glenn Tomlinson
Marriage: 1 January 1914
Arthur Tomlinson
Jean T Tomlinson Ebert

Spouse & Children

1 January 1914
Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States


  • Arthur Tomlinson


  • Jean T Tomlinson Ebert


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 15

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan: from cort ‘court’ (Latin cohors, genitive cohortis, ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), an occupational name for someone who worked in a manorial court or a topographic name for someone who lived in or by one.2 Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kort .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen R Tomlinson in household of Arthur G Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Tomlinson in household of Glen Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Tomlinson in household of A Glenn Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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