Ruby Velvia Wilson

8 February 1904–7 December 1992 (Age 88)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Velvia

When Ruby Velvia Wilson was born on 8 February 1904, in Coryell, Texas, United States, her father, Frank Roland Wilson, was 25 and her mother, Alice Victoria Walton, was 24. She married Curtis Raymond Rogers on 4 August 1929, in Coryell, Texas, United States. She lived in Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Coryell, Texas, United States for about 5 years. She died on 7 December 1992, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Raymond Rogers
Ruby Velvia Wilson
Marriage: 4 August 1929

Spouse and Children

4 August 1929
Coryell, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Ella Otis Wilson


    Alice Wilson




    Elsie V Wilson


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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.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Wilson in household of Frank Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Wilson in household of Frank R Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby V Rogers in household of Curtis R Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"

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