Ruby Wassom

Brief Life History of Ruby

When Ruby Wassom was born in 1900, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Isaac Wassom, was 32 and her mother, Ida Josephine Childress, was 25. She lived in Civil District 4, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years and Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1950. She died in September 1985, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Isaac Wassom
1868–1948
Ida Josephine Childress
1875–1955
Ruby Wassom
1900–1985
Mona Lucinda Wassom
1902–1983

Sources (9)

  • Ruby E Wassom, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ruby Elizabeth Wassom, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ruby Wassom in household of Benjamin Wassom, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

Altered form of Scottish and northern Irish Wasson .

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

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