Ruby Dare Sampson

14 January 1936–7 July 2015 (Age 79)
Covington, Goochland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruby Dare

When Ruby Dare Sampson was born on 14 January 1936, in Covington, Goochland, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Franklin Sampson, was 36 and her mother, Elvira Entsminger Wilhelm, was 30. She married Ray Allison Lockhart Sr on 3 September 1957, in Hot Springs, Bath, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Covington Magisterial District, Alleghany, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Covington, Virginia, United States in 2005. She died on 7 July 2015, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Alleghany Cemetery, Alleghany, Alleghany, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Allison Lockhart Sr
Ruby Dare Sampson
Marriage: 3 September 1957
Lisa Ann Lockhart

Spouse and Children

3 September 1957
Hot Springs, Bath, Virginia, United States


    Lisa Ann Lockhart


Parents and Siblings



    Juanita Maxine Sampson


    Irene Ruth Sampson


    Phyllis Jean Sampson


    Violet Louise Sampson



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 5

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 22

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish: variant of Samson . The -p- was introduced in the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name Shimshon. The English surname has also long been established in Ireland. In North America, this name has absorbed other European cognates, for example Greek Sampsonakis, Sampsonides.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Darl Sampson in household of Joseph Franklin Sampson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ruby Sampson in household of Joseph Sampson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Dare Sampson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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