Elizabeth Rubsam

16 September 1913–16 November 1999 (Age 86)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rubsam was born on 16 September 1913, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Louis Henry Rubsam, was 33 and her mother, Anna Bridget Thompson, was 34. She married Elbert Lee Hall on 27 August 1933, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in West Terre Haute, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1949. She died on 16 November 1999, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Elbert Lee Hall
Elizabeth Rubsam
Marriage: 27 August 1933
Harold L Hall

Spouse and Children

    Elbert Lee Hall



27 August 1933
Vigo, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Anna Bridget Thompson




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Rübsam): occupational nickname for a turnip grower, from Middle High German from Middle High German ruobe, rüebe ‘turnip’ + sām(e) ‘seed’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hall in household of Elbert Hall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Rubsam in household of Henry Rubsam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Rubsam in household of Louis Rubsam, "United States Census, 1930"

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