Jul. 9, 1862 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
Aug. 2, 1924 Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA
She was the daughter of Edward Eakins and Sarah Jane Gamble and the granddaughter of Samuel Eakins. The Eakins family owned jewelery businesses in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Her grandfather Samuel was the Acting Master of the Alligator submarine during the Civil War. Ruth was the mother of four children.