Ruth Beacom Parks

29 June 1912–1 March 1995 (Age 82)
Onley, Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruth Beacom

When Ruth Beacom Parks was born on 29 June 1912, in Onley, Accomack, Virginia, United States, her father, William Warner Parks, was 47 and her mother, Codelia Esther Bloxom, was 44. She married Dettmar Wentworth Jones on 28 June 1940, in Onley, Accomack, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 1 March 1995, in Radford, Bedford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Dettmar Wentworth Jones
Ruth Beacom Parks
Marriage: 28 June 1940
Dett Mark Jones

Spouse and Children

28 June 1940
Onley, Accomack, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Warner Parks


    Codelia Esther Bloxom




    Eudie Parkes


    Leone Margaret Parks


    Maude Irving Parks


    Ruth Parks


    Sadie Kearney Parks


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 5

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Beacom Parks, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Ruth Beacom Parks, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Ruth Beacom Parks, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"

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