Rufus Tomlinson

1891–1959 (Age 67)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rufus

When Rufus Tomlinson was born on 9 October 1891, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Fox Tomlinson, was 46 and his mother, Nancy Helen Keeney, was 41. He married Luvada Bray on 12 May 1912, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Colo, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 7, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 20 September 1959, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Tomlinson
1891–1959
Luvada Bray
1893–1926
Marriage: 12 May 1912
Willie Tomlinson
1913–
George Tomlinson
1913–1978
Virgil Frank Tomlinson
1915–1967
Carl Tomlinson
1917–1918
Marie Tomlinson
1919–1920
Thelma Tomlinson
1921–2003
Vester Tomlinson
1923–2001

Spouse & Children

  • Male1891–1959Male

  • Luvada Bray

    Female1893–1926Female

MARRIAGE
12 May 1912
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

  • Willie Tomlinson

    Male1913–Male

  • Male1913–1978Male

  • Male1915–1967Male

  • Carl Tomlinson

    Male1917–1918Male

  • Marie Tomlinson

    Female1919–1920Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rufe Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rufus Tomlison in household of Nancy H Tomlison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rufe Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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