Ruth Esther Eich

1894–1955 (Age 60)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth Esther

When Ruth Esther Eich was born in July 1894, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Ernest T Eich, was 26 and her mother, Henrietta, was 22. She married Truman John Wallace in 1921, in Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died in 1955, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Truman John Wallace
Ruth Esther Eich
Marriage: 1921
Robert L Wallace

Spouse and Children

Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States


    Robert L Wallace


Parents and Siblings

    Ernest T Eich






World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 3

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree. In some cases, it may be a habitational name for someone from any of several places named with this word, for example Eiche or Eichen, or for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an oak.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth E Wallace in household of Truman J Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Wallace in household of Truman J Wallace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Wallace in entry for Mr Robert J Wallace, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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