Ruby Page

1895–1970 (Age 74)
Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruby

Ruby Page was born on 2 September 1895, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. She married Heywood Barak Pickelsimer about 1914, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. She died in March 1970, in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 74.

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Ruby Page
1895–1970
Heywood Barak Pickelsimer
1902–1970
Marriage: about 1914

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1914
Jackson, North Carolina, United States

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 2

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

Possible Related Names

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

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