Ralph Jacob Marsh

1912–4 August 1987 (Age 75)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ralph Jacob

When Ralph Jacob Marsh was born in 1912, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, Wallace Shehan Marsh, was 29 and his mother, Louise Wolstenholm, was 20. He lived in Limestone Township, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 4 August 1987, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Shehan Marsh
Louise Wolstenholm
George Edward Marsh
Ralph Jacob Marsh
Elmer Lavern Marsh
Russell Leroy Marsh
Grace Elizabeth Marsh

Parents and Siblings

    Wallace Shehan Marsh





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ralph Marsh in household of Wm M Bitner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Warsh in household of Wallace Warsh, "United States Census, 1920"

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