Perhaps this death record will be of some help to the original poster. Found in Cass Co IL
Ruth Newingham born 19 Aug 1908
parents: Fred Newingham and Carris McGinnis
cause of death: acute alcoholic poisoning
place of death: Beardstown IL (Cass Co)
date of death: 14 Dec 1910
burial: Roodhouse, IL (Greene Co)
On the 1920 Carried is married to Rudy Kasner and has her two daughters Beatris age 15 and Hellen age 13 plus additional children she has had with Rudy. Little Bernadine R Newingham is now missing from Carrie's home.
I think you will find that 'Ruth' is Bernadine R Newingham which appeared with her mother on the 1910 census.
Fred Newingham was Frederick Alonzo Newingham, son of Hiram Newingham and Maria Catherine Depue (spelling of Maria's maiden name varies)..."Fred" is living in the home of his parents on 1910. Fred went on to marry a Martha (a widow) by 1920 census.
Frederick (and 2nd wife Martha) are buried in Fernwood Cemetery in Greene Co IL. Fred died in 1945 having been born in 1878. His WW1 draft registration card gives his birthdate as 9 July 1878. At time of registration he was labor for the Chicago & Alton Railroad. He is married to Martha by this time.