Ruby Lee Cook

Female10 July 1923–30 July 2009

Brief Life History of Ruby Lee

When Ruby Lee Cook was born on 10 July 1923, in Shiner, Lavaca, Texas, United States, her father, Fred Henry Cook, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Margaret Gray, was 25. She married Arnold Gene Stanek on 3 January 1942, in Comal, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949. She died on 30 July 2009, in Shiner, Lavaca, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Arnold Gene Stanek
1916–1996
Ruby Lee Cook
1923–2009
Marriage: 3 January 1942
Ellen Stanek
1953–2021

Sources (6)

  • Ruby Stanek, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ruby Lee Cook, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Ruby Stanek in entry for Doris - Cook Sterling Shiner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1942Comal, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1927

    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: occupational name for a cook, a seller of cooked meats, or a keeper of an eating house, from Middle English cok, coke, cook, couk, cuk(e) (Old English cōc) ‘cook’ or ‘seller of cooked foods’. See also Kew .

    Irish and Scottish: usually identical in origin with the English name (see 1 above), but in some cases a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cúg ‘son of Hugo’ (see McCook ).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘cook’, such as German and Jewish Koch , Dutch Kook , Polish Kucharz and Kucharczyk , Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar , North German Kuk .

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

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