Ruth N Estes

16 March 1899–3 March 1974 (Age 75)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth N

When Ruth N Estes was born on 16 March 1899, in Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Archer Estes, was 41 and her mother, Rosa Lee Lacy, was 31. She married James Edward Wilbourn on 22 January 1919, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Banister, Halifax, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 March 1974, in South Boston, Halifax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in South Boston, Halifax, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Wilbourn
1898–1967
Ruth N Estes
1899–1974
Marriage: 22 January 1919
Lula Lasalle Estes Wilbourn
1919–1973
James Henry Wilbourn
1922–2002
Edward Gray Wilbourn
1942–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 January 1919
Halifax, Virginia, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Archer Estes

    Male1857–1934Male

    Rosa Lee Lacy

    Female1867–1936Female

siblings

(13)

    Nora G Estes

    Female1885–Female

    Henry Lee Estes

    Male1886–1933Male

    Rosa Lula Estes

    Female1888–1913Female

    Male1892–1984Male

    James Thomas Estes

    Male1893–1923Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Eastes , still pronounced today as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Ester in household of Henry ? Ester, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth N Wilborn in household of James E Wilborn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth N Estes in household of Henry A Estes, "United States Census, 1910"

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