Ruth Alice Johnson

20 April 1901–15 October 1985 (Age 84)
Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruth Alice

When Ruth Alice Johnson was born on 20 April 1901, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Lewis Johnson, was 36 and her mother, Carrie Elizabeth Johnson, was 33. She married Herman Frank Schneider about 1921, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Kenyon, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 15 October 1985, in Zumbrota, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman Frank Schneider
Ruth Alice Johnson
Marriage: about 1921
Donna Jean Schneider

Spouse and Children

    Herman Frank Schneider



about 1921
Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Carrie Elizabeth Johnson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Johnson in household of John L Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Johnson in household of John L Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruth Johnson in household of John L Johnson, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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