Ruth Vernon

1 April 1903–25 February 1994 (Age 90)
Roseland, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Vernon was born on 1 April 1903, in Roseland, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States, her father, Isaac Vernon, was 36 and her mother, Isabella Crook, was 35. She lived in Ward Four, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States in 1910. She died on 25 February 1994, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Vernon
1866–
Isabella Crook
1868–1946
Alonzo Vernon
1889–1953
Ivy Vernon
1890–
Fred Vernon
1891–1963
Martha Vernon
1893–
Claudie Vernon
1895–1936
Westley Vernon
1895–1960
Malinda Vernon
1897–1932
Henry Vernon
1898–1924
Hattie Marie Vernon
1900–1988
Ruth Vernon
1903–1994

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Vernon

    Male1866–Male

    Female1868–1946Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1889–1953Male

    Ivy Vernon

    Male1890–Male

    Male1891–1963Male

    Martha Vernon

    Female1893–Female

    Claudie Vernon

    Female1895–1936Female

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1927

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vernon in Eure, France, named from the Gaulish element ver(n) ‘alder’ + the Gallo-Roman locative suffix -o (genitive -ōnis).2 French: habitational name from the same place as in 1 or from any of numerous other places in France with the same name and etymology.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Vernon in household of Mareka Vernon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Vernon in household of Bell Vernon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Larkins, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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