Ruth Elsie Hootman

5 December 1928–6 October 2011 (Age 82)
Jeromesville, Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth Elsie

When Ruth Elsie Hootman was born on 5 December 1928, in Jeromesville, Ashland, Ohio, United States, her father, Willard Eugene Hootman, was 27 and her mother, Myrtle Anna Corbett, was 24. She lived in Mohican Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 October 2011, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Houtman .

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

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  • Ruth E Hootman in household of Willard E Hootman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Elsie Hootman in household of Willard E Hootman, "United States Census, 1930"

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