Ruth Wallace Sigler

6 October 1892–8 July 1971 (Age 78)
, , Pennsylvania

The Life of Ruth Wallace

When Ruth Wallace Sigler was born on 6 October 1892, her father, William Godfrey Sigler, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Elmira Sigler, was 31. She married Robert Martin Fleming. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Belleville, Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1971, at the age of 78, and was buried in Belleville, Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Martin Fleming
1889–1961
Ruth Wallace Sigler
1892–1971
Marriage:
Robert William Fleming
1912–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(1)

    Robert William Fleming

    Male1912–1913Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

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. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a maker of seals and signet rings, or for an official keeper of a seal, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sigel ‘seal’. 2. Possibly an Americanized form of Ziegler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth W Fleming in household of Robert M Fleming, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth W Fleming in household of Robert M Fleming, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Fleming in household of Robert M Fleming, "United States Census, 1920"

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