William Ruth
(1859-1924)
Mary Ann Martin
(1867-1951)
Sherman Allen Ruth
(1891-1978)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Erma Estella Beecher

Sherman Allen Ruth 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 Jan 1891, , York, PA 1 5
  • Christened: 12 Apr 1891, York: St. Paul's (Wolf's) Church, York, PA
  • Marriage (1): Erma Estella Beecher on 15 Nov 1913 in Spring Grove, York, PA 1 2
  • Died: 27 Jan 1978, , York, PA at age 87 1 5
  • Buried: York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 1 5

   FamilySearch ID: K8ZN-T1G.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Evening Sun: "Miss Estella Beecher, Jackson township, and Sherman Ruth, near York, were married November 15 in the Lutheran parsonage, Spring Grove, by the REv. M. L. Clare.", 16 Nov 1913, Hanover, York, PA. 7

2. Census in 1920 in Jackson Twp., York, PA. 8 The 1920 census recorded Sherman A. Ruth, carpenter, 28, living with wife Estella E. Ruth, 28; daughter Grace A., 4 years 11 months, and son Edward W., 2 years 10 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1940 in West Manchester Twp., York, PA. 9 The 1940 census recorded owning a $5,500 home on Lincoln Highway: Sherman Ruth, carpenter, 49, living with wife Stella, 49; Grace, sewing in shirt factory, 25; and Edward, 23. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.


Sherman married Erma Estella Beecher, daughter of Edward F. Beecher and Lovie Alice Stambaugh, on 15 Nov 1913 in Spring Grove, York, PA.1 2 (Erma Estella Beecher was born on 23 Apr 1891 in Spring Grove, York, PA,3 10 died on 21 Jun 1975 in York, York, PA 3 10 and was buried on 25 Jun 1975 in York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 3 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSL-GVK Sherman A. Ruth and Estella E. Beecher, 1913.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 2905. Estella Tucker. Father George R. Beecher. Mother Annie Hughes. Spouse Wallace Tucker.

3 The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pennsylvania) (Hanover, York, Pennsylvania.), 23 Jun 1975, page 6. Obituary of Mrs. Sherman A. Ruth.

4 York Daily Record (York, PA), 9 Dec 2012, obituary of Edward W. Ruth.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11404253.

6 York Daily Record (York, PA), 22 Jun 1972, page 8. Obituary of Edward S. Beecher.

7 The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pennsylvania) (Hanover, York, Pennsylvania.), 16 Nov 1913. Reprinted 16 Nov 1938, page 3, in "Events 25 Years Ago Today."

8 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Jackson, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1667; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 67; Image: 966.

9 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: West Manchester, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3644; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 67-97.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139078436.



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