Ralph Henry Wears

3 June 1885–
Boardman, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ralph Henry

When Ralph Henry Wears was born on 3 June 1885, in Boardman, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William J. Wears, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Cahill, was 28. He married Dora Cornelia Kidder on 26 September 1918, in Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States. He lived in St. Joseph, St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States in 1918.

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Ralph Henry Wears
Dora Cornelia Kidder
Marriage: 26 September 1918

Spouse and Children

26 September 1918
Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William J. Wears


    Mary Jane Cahill




    William James Wears



    Gertrude Alice Wears


    Herman Johnson Wears


    Marjorie E Wears Wolter


World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 4

Montana is 41st state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wear .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ralph H Wears in household of Wm J Wears, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ralph Henry Wears, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Ralph H. Wears, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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