Ruby Tomlinson

1907–2000 (Age 93)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruby

When Ruby Tomlinson was born on 6 August 1907, in Virginia, United States, her father, Jesse Lee Tomlinson, was 57 and her mother, Parmelia Frances Bibb, was 52. She lived in Pedlar, Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Court House Magisterial District, Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 2000, at the age of 93, and was buried in Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Tomlinson
William Carson Burley

Spouse & Children

  • Female1907–2000Female

  • William Carson Burley


Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Lee Tomlinson


  • Parmelia Frances Bibb




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 10

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Tomlinson in household of Jesse Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Burley in household of William C Burley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Tomlinson Burley in entry for William Carson Burley, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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