Ruth Violet Johnson

23 June 1906–24 May 2002 (Age 95)
Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruth Violet

When Ruth Violet Johnson was born on 23 June 1906, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, her father, Columbus Ellsworth Johnson, was 45 and her mother, Caroline Hutchens, was 32. She married Raymond Wilkerson Morris on 7 February 1930, in Hancock, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ladoga, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Wayne Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 2002, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Clayton Cemetery, Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Wilkerson Morris
Ruth Violet Johnson
Marriage: 7 February 1930
Ronald Morris

Spouse and Children

7 February 1930
Hancock, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Columbus Ellsworth Johnson





World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth V Johnson in household of Columbus E Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Johnson in household of Columbus Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth V Morris in household of Columbus E Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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