Ruth Emma Carothers

17 October 1907–16 April 1987 (Age 79)
Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruth Emma

When Ruth Emma Carothers was born on 17 October 1907, in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States, her father, John Benjamin Carothers, was 44 and her mother, Emma Marshall Campbell, was 40. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 April 1987, in California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Charles A Campbell
Ruth Emma Carothers

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Benjamin Carothers


    Emma Marshall Campbell




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Carruthers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Carothers in household of John Carothers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Carothers in household of John B Carothers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Carothers in household of John B Carothers, "United States Census, 1930"

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