Individual Record 2999

Name}   Neilson, Ruth Margaret Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 12 Jun 1924 Place} Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey
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Death: Date} Exa  1 Oct 1998 Place} Columbia, Richland, South Carolina
Burial: Date} Aft  1 Oct 1998 Place}  
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Source 1} 524 = Interview
Source 2} 1002=1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1419=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 999 = S.S. record
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Parents: } Nels Oscar Neilson & Margaret Johansen
   Relationship No.} 1084
1st Household No.} 585 = Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey
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Spouses:   Prime} Williams, Unknown
                              Cook, Unknown
 Total Number of} 2
Notes:  Ruth Margaret was born 12 Jun 1924 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  She was the fifth child of Nels Oscar Neilson and Margaret Johansen.  Her sister Lillian Elizabeth was born in 1912, brother Frederick Gordon in 1914, sister Cecilia Faith in 1923, and sister Helen Mildred in 1917.

In 1927, the Ruth's family was living at 444 Steadman Place, Perth Amboy.  In the 1930 USA census, the family was living at 556 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy.  Her father was a shipping clerk for the local chemical works.  Her sister Lillian was 18 years old and working as a librarian.  Ruth and the rest of her siblings were in school.  In the 1935 Perth Amboy, New Jersey, City Directory, the family was living at 429 Lawton Place, Perth Amboy.  Her father was listed as a clerk, Lillian was a librarian, Fred was working as a clerk, and Helen was just listed.

In the 1940 USA census, Ruth was living with her mother Margaret, and sister Cecelia in the home of her sister Lillian and her husband Hildour Nelson at 455 Lawrie Street, Perth Amboy.  She had already had two years of high school.  Her parents were no longer together.

According to family reports Ruth married, surname Williams.  She divorced and married a second time, surname Cook.  Ruth M. Cook died 1 Oct 1998 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina.  Nothing more is known about her.
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Education: Grade}   High school         or Top 2 Degrees}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   8 Jun 2013
Date Created}    7 May 2013
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