Ruth Hilden Nickens was the fourth child of Henry Nickens and Julia Elizabeth Collins. She was born 12 Apr, 1898 in Ascension Parish, La. On 12 Nov, 1912 Ruth married John Rudolf Hey at Washington Parish, La. John was the son of Frederick William and Mary E. Hey. He was born at Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa 22 Nov, 1884. He died 04 Apr, 1952 and is buried at Oaklawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fl. Ruth died 27 Jan, 1986 and is also buried at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Ruth and John's children:
|Frederick Henry Hey||Born:||06 Nov, 1913||Died:||29 Jun, 1954|
|John Alfred Hey||Born:||13 Oct 1917||Died:||03 Dec, 1942|
John Alfred Hey was killed trying to rescue victims at the Coconut Grove fire in 1942. At the time of his death, John Alfred was a cadet at West Point Navel Academy.