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
1920–1944
Ruth Ainy Floyd
1919–1996
Marriage: 26 April 1941
Betty Joan Smith
1943–2003
Richard Smith

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 April 1941
Campbell, Tennessee, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen King Floyd

    Male1873–1940Male

    Female1888–1960Female

siblings

(8)

    Stephen "Steave" Virgil Floyd

    Male1918–1918Male

    Female1919–1996Female

    Cora Ellen Floyd

    Female1921–1922Female

    Dewey Glen Floyd

    Male1923–1929Male

    Georgia Floyd

    Female1924–1925Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1920

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.
1941

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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