Ruth Elizabeth Williams

18 April 1905–28 February 1974 (Age 68)
Wilmerding, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth Elizabeth

When Ruth Elizabeth Williams was born on 18 April 1905, in Wilmerding, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Raymond Westfall Williams, was 26 and her mother, Martha Belle Yeager, was 26. She lived in Columbia, Columbia Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 28 February 1974, in Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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  • Ruth Elizabeth Williams in household of Raymond W Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Elizabeth Moore, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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