Ruth Edwards (1902 - 1987)

Ruth Edwards
1902 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Edwards was born on June 28, 1902. She died in December 1987 at age 85. We know that Ruth Edwards had been residing in Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18064.

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Ruth Edwards passed away in December 1987 at 85 years of age. She was born on June 28, 1902. We are unaware of information about Ruth's immediate family. We know that Ruth Edwards had been residing in Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18064.
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In 1902, in the year that Ruth Edwards was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1910, she was merely 8 years old when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1937, when she was 35 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1949, Ruth was 47 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1987, in the year of Ruth Edwards's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Other Ruth Edwardses

around 1923 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1903 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
Unknown - 1850
1864 - 1952
1916 - 1925
1919 - 1921
Unknown - 1912
1839 - 1907
Unknown - Unknown
May 2, 1934 - Mar 9, 2012
Oct 22, 1920 - Jun 23, 2010
Oct 18, 1923 - Jun 28, 2009
Jun 21, 1923 - Feb 6, 2005
Feb 23, 1930 - Nov 21, 2004
Jan 22, 1918 - Dec 25, 1960

Other Edwardses

Aug 13, 1900 - Dec 25, 1994
Jul 4, 1915 - Apr 1, 1992
Apr 13, 1914 - December 1986
Sep 30, 1907 - Oct 3, 1989
Jun 19, 1910 - December 1982
Dec 2, 1919 - Oct 27, 1998
May 27, 1919 - Jul 21, 2004
Jan 22, 1908 - January 1983
Dec 1, 1910 - Apr 22, 2006
Jul 12, 1907 - October 1970
Nov 29, 1922 - Dec 28, 2005
Oct 21, 1911 - Nov 12, 1996
Mar 31, 1919 - May 21, 1997
Feb 4, 1922 - Mar 18, 2004
Jan 29, 1880 - April 1966
Dec 29, 1918 - January 1984
Apr 1, 1917 - January 1986
Dec 21, 1918 - Jun 5, 1989
Aug 15, 1911 - Jun 26, 1999
Nov 6, 1920 - Dec 24, 1995

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Sep 23, 1918 - Jan 6, 1994
Jan 1, 1915 - Jul 25, 1999
Dec 5, 1914 - Jun 23, 2004
Jul 27, 1918 - Aug 16, 1997
Apr 23, 1916 - May 14, 2001
Apr 10, 1914 - Jan 1, 2000
Jun 11, 1882 - December 1966
Jun 29, 1917 - Dec 16, 2002
Sep 5, 1915 - Dec 11, 2005
Oct 23, 1913 - Jun 4, 2009
Jul 14, 1914 - Jun 18, 1983
Jul 9, 1912 - March 1976
Jun 14, 1918 - Jul 6, 2003
Mar 31, 1915 - Nov 9, 2009
Jan 20, 1912 - February 1981
Mar 28, 1917 - Mar 19, 2004
Oct 19, 1911 - Sep 29, 1997
Aug 12, 1914 - Apr 26, 1996
Sep 18, 1914 - Aug 23, 1997
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