Ruth A Buckles

29 December 1896–1996 (Age 99)
Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruth A

When Ruth A Buckles was born on 29 December 1896, in Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, William Elmer Buckles, was 34 and her mother, Elzora Wilson, was 30. She married Earl D Sanders on 6 August 1921, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Carmel MM, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Clay Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died in 1996, at the age of 100, and was buried in Carmel Cemetery, Hanover Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Earl D Sanders
Ruth A Buckles
Marriage: 6 August 1921
Joan Sanders

Spouse and Children

6 August 1921
Hamilton, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Buckle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Sanders in household of Earle B Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Sanders in household of Elmer Buckles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Buckles in household of William E Buckles, "United States Census, 1920"

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