Ruth Mary Barton

30 January 1922–February 1995 (Age 73)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruth Mary

When Ruth Mary Barton was born on 30 January 1922, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, William Barton, was 47 and her mother, Lavina Rose Strassweg, was 36. She died in February 1995, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Thomas Lindsey
Ruth Mary Barton

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Lindsey



Parents and Siblings

    William Barton


    Lavina Rose Strassweg




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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick .2 German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Barton in household of William Barton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth M Barton in household of William Barton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Ruth Lindsey in entry for Mrs Lavina Rose Barton, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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