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.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Ree Sims
Jesse Benjamin White
Marriage: 19 December 1925
Edleweis Madeline White
Jesse Benjamin White Jr.

Spouse & Children

19 December 1925


  • Edleweis Madeline White


  • Jesse Benjamin White Jr.


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1872–1962Male

  • Meddie Panola Matkin




+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"

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