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
Gladys Mae Ruth
Marriage: about 1923
Nancy L Fox

Spouse and Children

about 1923


    Nancy L Fox


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Hyland Ruth





World Events (8)


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. 

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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