Ruby Nell Meador

15 November 1933–22 January 2013 (Age 79)
Adolphus, Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ruby Nell

When Ruby Nell Meador was born on 15 November 1933, in Adolphus, Allen, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elzie Joseph Meador, was 28 and her mother, Mary Alice Dalton, was 20. She married Victor Aldin Wimpee on 25 October 1958, in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 6 New Roe, Allen, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 2013, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Allen County Memorial Gardens, Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Victor Aldin Wimpee
Ruby Nell Meador
Marriage: 25 October 1958

Spouse and Children

25 October 1958
Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Joe Knox Meador


    Virginia Sue Meador


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 3

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meader .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Nell Meador in household of Elzie Meador, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Nell Wimpee, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ruby Nell Meador, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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