Anna Ruth Walden

6 August 1888–16 June 1954 (Age 65)
Greenup Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna Ruth

When Anna Ruth Walden was born on 6 August 1888, in Greenup Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Walden, was 30 and her mother, Darcy Zada Harrell, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Noah Adrian Aten. She lived in Greenup, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Crooked Creek Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 June 1954, in Hidalgo, Jasper, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hidalgo, Jasper, Illinois, United States.

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Noah Adrian Aten
Anna Ruth Walden
Webster A. Aten
Doyle E. Aten
Freda M. Aten
Robert Lee Aten

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings


    Darcy Zada Harrell




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ ( see Wallace ) + denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna R Alen in household of Noah A Alen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna R Aten in household of Noah Aten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna R Walden in household of Joseph Walden, "United States Census, 1910"

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