Ruby Bernice Tomlinson

1898–1978 (Age 80)
Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Bernice

When Ruby Bernice Tomlinson was born on 28 February 1898, in Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Tomlinson, was 34 and her mother, Mary Alice Wills, was 32. She married Edward Early Andrew Jackson "Eddie" Creel on 2 July 1916, in Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1978, in Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coleman City Cemetery, Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Bernice Tomlinson
Edward Early Andrew Jackson "Eddie" Creel
Marriage: 2 July 1916
Edwin Earl Creel
Amanda Bernice Creel
Robert William Creel
Alfred Creel
Norma Jean Creel

Spouse & Children

2 July 1916
Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Creel in household of Ed W Creel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Creel in household of Edd E Creel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby B Tomlinson in household of John H Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1910"

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