Gladys Mae Ruth

3 April 1903–January 1985 (Age 81)
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gladys Mae

When Gladys Mae Ruth was born on 3 April 1903, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Frank Hyland Ruth, was 35 and her mother, Belle M Foss, was 30. She married Robert H Fox about 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in January 1985, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Robert H Fox
1900–1969
Gladys Mae Ruth
1903–1985
Marriage: about 1923
Nancy L Fox
1930–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1923
children

(1)

    Nancy L Fox

    Female1930–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Hyland Ruth

    Male1867–1942Male

    Female1872–1961Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

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. 
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name, from Hebrew "r'uth," meaning appearance or vision, figurative for beauty

Sources (3)

  • Gladys Fox in household of Robt H Fox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys M Fox in household of Robert H Fox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys M Ruth in household of Frank H Ruth, "United States Census, 1920"

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