Ruby Irene Pearson

22 July 1907–4 October 1979 (Age 72)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruby Irene

When Ruby Irene Pearson was born on 22 July 1907, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Emerson Pearson, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Frances "Betty" Petty, was 32. She married Wesley Chester Freeman about 1925, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4 Gainesville, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 4 October 1979, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Chester Freeman
Ruby Irene Pearson
Marriage: about 1925

Spouse and Children

about 1925
Allen, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 5

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 19

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Freeman in household of Chester Freeman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Freeman in household of Chester Freeman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rubie Pearson in household of Jim E Pearson, "United States Census, 1910"

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