Freda Ruth Prime

16 May 1893–19 February 1996 (Age 102)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Freda Ruth

When Freda Ruth Prime was born on 16 May 1893, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Daniel F Prime, was 32 and her mother, Esther Jane Bailey, was 23. She lived in Arapahoe Election Precinct, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Arapahoe, Furnas, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. She died on 19 February 1996, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 102.

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Daniel F Prime
Esther Jane Bailey
Ray Nathan Prime
Leslie Clyde Prime
Freda Ruth Prime

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 8

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 27

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name or nickname. The personal name existed in Old English, and is probably derived from Old English prim ‘early morning’ (from Latin primus ‘first’, used as the name of one of the canonical hours). The surname may be derived from this word as a Middle English nickname in the sense ‘fine’, ‘excellent’.2 French: feminine form of Prim 3.3 Dutch: variant of Priem .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Prime in household of Daniel F Prime, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay R Prince in household of Daniel F Prince, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth F Prime in household of Daniel F Prime, "United States Census, 1920"

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