Ruth Stoller

3 February 1912–24 October 1996 (Age 84)
Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Stoller was born on 3 February 1912, in Johnstown, Queensland, Australia, her father, Chauncey J. Stoller, was 32 and her mother, Charlotte (Lottie) Nancy Brookhiser, was 25. She married Blazes Edward Heckmann on 2 July 1938, in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States for about 10 years and Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 24 October 1996, in Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 84.

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Blazes Edward Heckmann
Ruth Stoller
Marriage: 2 July 1938
Edward Chauncey Heckmann

Spouse and Children

2 July 1938
Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States


    Edward Chauncey Heckmann


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

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

Age 2

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a joiner, from a word of Slavic origin. Compare Polish Stolarz .2 German (Switzerland and Upper Rhine): habitational name for someone from a place called Stolle, near Zurich (now called Stollen).3 English: occupational name for a stole maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English stole ‘stole’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth E Stoller in household of Chancey J Stoller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth E Stoller in household of Chauncey J Stoller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Heckman in household of Edward Heckman, "United States Census, 1940"

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