Ruth Ainy Floyd

18 September 1919–27 August 1996 (Age 76)
Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruth Ainy

When Ruth Ainy Floyd was born on 18 September 1919, in Knox, Kentucky, United States, her father, Stephen King Floyd, was 46 and her mother, Rhoda Ellen Carter, was 31. She married Joseph Almon Smith on 26 April 1941, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 7, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 6, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 27 August 1996, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Almon Smith
Ruth Ainy Floyd
Marriage: 26 April 1941
Betty Joan Smith
Richard Smith

Spouse and Children

26 April 1941
Campbell, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Stephen King Floyd





    Stephen "Steave" Virgil Floyd



    Cora Ellen Floyd


    Dewey Glen Floyd


    Georgia Floyd


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 7

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rafond Floyd in household of Steve Floyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Floyd in household of Steve Floyd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Floyd in household of Steve Floyd, "United States Census, 1940"

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