Ruby Lee Agee

12 July 1906–12 October 1972 (Age 66)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruby Lee

When Ruby Lee Agee was born on 12 July 1906, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Bushrod Agee, was 41 and her mother, Mary Lou Steger, was 31. She married Hamilton Cosby Patteson on 28 September 1925, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Slate River Number 6 Magisterial District, Buckingham, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1972. She died on 12 October 1972, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Scottsville, Fluvanna, Virginia, United States.

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Hamilton Cosby Patteson
Ruby Lee Agee
Marriage: 28 September 1925

Spouse and Children

28 September 1925
Virginia, United States




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 11

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 21

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

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Agee in household of Bush R Agee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby L Agee in household of John B Agee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Guy A Berry in entry for Mrs patteson patteson Patteson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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