Ruby Pearl Sims

1895–1985 (Age 90)
Choctaw, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ruby Pearl

When Ruby Pearl Sims was born on 10 January 1895, in Choctaw, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Anderson Welch Sims, was 22 and her mother, Jennie Martin Davis, was 15. She lived in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 27 March 1985, in California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Anderson Welch Sims
Jennie Martin Davis
Ruby Pearl Sims
Dora Minnie Sims
Marie Della Sims
Jennie L Sims

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World Events (8)

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Simes in household of Anderson Simes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R P Sims in household of A W Sims, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruby Reynolds, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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