Reuban A Voyles

Male18 August 1894–23 January 1932

Brief Life History of Reuban A

When Reuban A Voyles was born on 18 August 1894, in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Jonathan Henry Voyles, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Voyles, was 27. He married Sylvia Huldah Hardy on 3 June 1920, in Missouri, United States. He died on 23 January 1932, in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Albany, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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Reuban A Voyles
Sylvia Huldah Hardy
Marriage: 3 June 1920

Sources (8)

  • Reuban A Voyles in household of Johnathan Voyles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruban A Voyles - Government record: birth-name: Ruban A Voyles
  • Rubie A Voyles, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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  • Marriage
    3 June 1920Missouri, United States
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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 12

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Voyle, a nickname from a lenited form of moel ‘bald’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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