Ruby Pearl Johnson

6 January 1923–28 February 2008 (Age 85)
Madisonville, Madison, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Pearl

When Ruby Pearl Johnson was born on 6 January 1923, in Madisonville, Madison, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Bransford Johnson, was 50 and her mother, Meriam Lurah Savell, was 41. She married Cecil Macon Smith on 11 May 1942, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Brazoria, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 7, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 2008, in Freeport, Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Cecil Macon Smith
Ruby Pearl Johnson
Marriage: 11 May 1942
Ladean Velma Smith

Spouse and Children

    Cecil Macon Smith



11 May 1942
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby P Johnson in household of William M Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Pearl Johnson in household of C B Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby P Johnson in household of Charles B Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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