Ruth Inez Felkins

Brief Life History of Ruth Inez

When Ruth Inez Felkins was born on 13 February 1885, in Shannon, Lee, Mississippi, United States, her father, James Logan Felkins, was 40 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Benson, was 39. She married William Howard Dallas on 14 December 1904, in Lee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 October 1944, at the age of 59, and was buried in Shannon Cemetery, Shannon, Lee, Mississippi, United States.

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William Howard Dallas
Ruth Inez Felkins
Marriage: 14 December 1904
Marvin Dallas
Clyde Henry Dallas
Nellie Beatrice Dallas
Vera Inez Dallas
William Logan Dallas
Elizabeth Dallas

Sources (9)

  • Ruth Dallas in household of W H Dallas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Felkins, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Ruth I. Dallas, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

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1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Filkins .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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