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Ruth Merriam Coolidge

Ruth Merriam Coolidge

Female 1916 - 2005  (89 years)

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  • Name Ruth Merriam Coolidge 
    Born 2 Mar 1916  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Census 1920  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1930  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1940  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1987  Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1996  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History According to her obituary "She was raised in Petersham and was a graduate of Petersham High School. She went on to further her education and graduated from Simmons College.

    She was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Army Air Corps as a medical technician.

    She lived most of her adult life in Brookline, and had lived in the Somersworth area for the past three years while her nephew Ralph Bowley of Somersworth was caring for her.

    Before her retirement, she had been a legal secretary. Ruth had also worked for the Framingham Women's Prison. She loved history and had done extensive research through the years on the family tree.
    "  [4
    Died 5 Sep 2005  Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Agency: Riverside Rest Home 
    Buried 15 Sep 2005  East Street Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Grave Marker of Ruth M. Coolidge
    Grave Marker of Ruth M. Coolidge
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I345  | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 

    Father Edward Orisa Coolidge,   b. 06 Aug 1863, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mabel Agnes Cook,   b. 15 Aug 1873, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1951, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 01 Jan 1907  [2
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1916 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 3 - 1920 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1930 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was a servant and lived in the Marsh Household - 1940 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1987 - Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1996 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Riverside Rest Home - 5 Sep 2005 - Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Sep 2005 - East Street Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ruth M. Coolidge - 1999
    Ruth M. Coolidge - 1999
    Ruth M. Coolidge at the 1999 Delvee Reunion
    Ruth M. and Rosmond C. Coolidge
    Ruth M. and Rosmond C. Coolidge

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] Town Clerk of Petersham. Street List, Petersham, Mass - 1996, (Petersham, Massachusets: Town of Petersham, 1997).

    2. [S386] Ruth, Mary. Descendants of Susan Carter Delvy, (Stoney Creek, North Carolina: manuscript, 2002).

    3. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    4. [S478] Obituary of Ruth M. Coolidge , (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 12 September 2005).

    5. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 45704284

    6. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    7. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_748; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 110

    8. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: 965; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0252; Image: 481.0; FHL microfilm: 2340700

    9. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1653; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 14-230