Ruby Mae Mann

24 December 1914–21 April 2010 (Age 95)
Sumpter, Bradley, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ruby Mae

When Ruby Mae Mann was born on 24 December 1914, in Sumpter, Bradley, Arkansas, United States, her father, Clifton Riley Mann, was 22 and her mother, Lillian Gertrude Outlaw, was 19. She married Oliver Lee Reddin on 18 November 1933, in Bradley, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. She died on 21 April 2010, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Lee Reddin
Ruby Mae Mann
Marriage: 18 November 1933

Spouse and Children

18 November 1933
Bradley, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 8

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Reddin in household of Lee Reddin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruben Mann in household of Clifton Mann, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Mann in household of C R Mann, "United States Census, 1920"

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