Ruby Ree Sims

1904–1972 (Age 67)
Josephine, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Ree

When Ruby Ree Sims was born on 26 October 1904, in Josephine, Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Obed Sims, was 31 and her mother, Meddie Panola Matkin, was 21. She married Jesse Benjamin White on 19 December 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 June 1972, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pritchett, Upshur, Texas, United States.

Photos & Memories (6)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ruby Ree Sims
1904–1972
Jesse Benjamin White
1896–1973
Marriage: 19 December 1925
Edleweis Madeline White
1927–2007
Jesse Benjamin White Jr.
1929–1929

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1925
children

(2)

  • Edleweis Madeline White

    Female1927–2007Female

  • Jesse Benjamin White Jr.

    Male1929–1929Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1872–1962Male

  • Meddie Panola Matkin

    Female1883–1937Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby R Sims in household of O B Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby White in household of J B White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby R White in household of Jessie B White, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.