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
Ruth N Estes
Marriage: 22 January 1919
Lula Lasalle Estes Wilbourn
James Henry Wilbourn
Edward Gray Wilbourn

Spouse and Children

22 January 1919
Halifax, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Archer Estes


    Rosa Lee Lacy




    Nora G Estes


    Henry Lee Estes


    Rosa Lula Estes



    James Thomas Estes


+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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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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