Ruth Lucretia Boykin

20 September 1875–6 June 1953 (Age 77)
Marion, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruth Lucretia

When Ruth Lucretia Boykin was born on 20 September 1875, in Marion, Texas, United States, her father, William Joseph Boykin Sr., was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Criswell, was 32. She married James Fredrick Hale on 29 August 1894, in DeWitt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 6 June 1953, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in China Spring, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Fredrick Hale
Ruth Lucretia Boykin
Marriage: 29 August 1894
Verna Floyce Hale
Stella Mae Hale
Gilbert Giles Hale
Mabel Ruth Hale
Ruby Pearl Hale
Jimmie Lou Hale

Spouse and Children

29 August 1894
DeWitt, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Boye .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Luttie Boykin in household of William J Boykin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ruth L Hale in household of James F Hale, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruth L Hale in household of James F Hale, "United States Census, 1900"

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