Ruby Ellen Gilbreath

19 December 1916–21 August 1974 (Age 57)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruby Ellen

When Ruby Ellen Gilbreath was born on 19 December 1916, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, Waldon Bishop Gilbreath, was 29 and her mother, Alpha Beal, was 26. She died on 21 August 1974, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57.

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Waldon Bishop Gilbreath
Alpha Beal
William Edward Gilbreath
Charles Ralph Gilbreath
Ruby Ellen Gilbreath
Marguerite Gilbreath
Robert Lee Gilbreath

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 16

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Galbraith .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ruby Ellen Gilbreath in household of Walden B Gilbreath, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Gilbreath in household of Walden B Gilbreath, "United States Census, 1930"

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