Ruby Marie Ledbetter

30 June 1917–27 May 2007 (Age 89)
Blount, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ruby Marie

When Ruby Marie Ledbetter was born on 30 June 1917, in Blount, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Jackson Ledbetter, was 23 and her mother, Lidy Mae Wagnon, was 20. She married Franklin John Morgan on 27 May 1934, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oneonta, Blount, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 36 Oneonta, Blount, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 27 May 2007, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Oneonta, Blount, Alabama, United States.

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Jesse John William Henderson
Ruby Marie Ledbetter
Marriage: 6 August 1943
Danny Howard Henderson
Billie Ann Henderson

Spouse and Children

6 August 1943
Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lēad ‘lead’ + the agent noun from bēatan ‘to beat’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Ledbetter in household of Tommie Ledbetter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Morgan in household of Frank J Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Morgan in household of Frank J Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"

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