Ruth Louise Glass

26 March 1901–26 November 1995 (Age 94)
Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ruth Louise

When Ruth Louise Glass was born on 26 March 1901, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, her father, Millard Worth Glass, was 45 and her mother, Maggie O. Lester, was 35. She lived in Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 November 1995, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Millard Worth Glass
Maggie O. Lester
Lloyd Emmons Glass
Fred Holmes Glass
Eleanor Myra Glass
Ruth Louise Glass
Millard William Glass
Mary McElreath Glass

Parents and Siblings

    Millard Worth Glass


    Maggie O. Lester




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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 11

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’ (akin to Glad , referring originally to the bright shine of the material), Middle High German glas.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’ or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.3 German: altered form of the personal name Klass, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ruth L Glass in household of Millard W Glass, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth L Glass in household of Millard W Glass, "United States Census, 1910"

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