Ruth Vi Teitrick

17 December 1904–25 May 1996 (Age 91)
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth Vi

When Ruth Vi Teitrick was born on 17 December 1904, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Reed B. Teitrick, was 36 and her mother, Edna Florence Riggs, was 32. She married Jan Roman Aleksander Rajchman in 1944. She lived in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1996, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 91.

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Jan Roman Aleksander Rajchman
Ruth Vi Teitrick
Marriage: 1944

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    Reed B. Teitrick


    Edna Florence Riggs




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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

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. 

Age 7

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Age 25

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

Altered spelling of Dutch Diederik ( see Dederick ) or German Dietrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth V Testrich in household of Reed B Testrich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth V Tetrick in household of Reed B Tetrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Vi Tetrick in household of Reed B Tetrick, "United States Census, 1910"

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