Ruby Mae Sims

1892–1977 (Age 84)
Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruby Mae

When Ruby Mae Sims was born on 25 September 1892, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Francis Sims, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Jetton, was 36. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Swann, Calloway, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 23 February 1977, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Francis Sims
Elizabeth Jane Jetton
Jemima Ann Sims
Lena Pearl Sims
Cordie Blanche Sims
Horace Eugene Sims
Ruby Mae Sims
William Thurston Sims

Parents & Siblings

  • William Francis Sims


  • Elizabeth Jane Jetton




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Rubie M Sims in household of William A Sims, "United States Census, 1900"

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