Reuban A Voyles

18 August 1894–23 January 1932 (Age 37)
Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life 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

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3 June 1920
Missouri, United States

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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Voyle, a nickname for a bald man or a topographic name for someone living by a treeless hill, from a lenited form of Welsh moel ‘bald’ or ‘treeless hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuban A Voyles in household of Johnathan Voyles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rueben Voyles in household of Jonathan Voyles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rubie A Voyles, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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