Ruth Matheny

(1875 - 1976)

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Ruth Matheny
1875 - 1976
Born
September 15, 1875
Death
February 1976
Last Known Residence
Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa 50840
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Ruth Matheny was born on September 15, 1875. She died in February 1976 at 100 years of age. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa 50840.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ruth Matheny died in February 1976 at 100 years of age. She was born on September 15, 1875. We have no information about Ruth's family or relationships. We know that Ruth Matheny had been residing in Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa 50840.

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In 1875, in the year that Ruth Matheny was born, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1891, Ruth was 16 years old when from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1932, by the time she was 57 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1948, Ruth was 73 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1976, in the year of Ruth Matheny's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Jan 21, 1911 - Jan 2, 2010 1911 - 2010
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Jul 21, 1906 - January 1987 1906 - 1987
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Oct 3, 1924 - Jan 4, 1999 1924 - 1999
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Jun 11, 1893 - July 1983 1893 - 1983
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Jan 21, 1941 - January 1985 1941 - 1985
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Dec 29, 1963 - Apr 29, 2011 1963 - 2011
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Nov 13, 1916 - Mar 29, 1989 1916 - 1989
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