Ruby Lucille Goodwin

26 November 1902–16 March 1987 (Age 84)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Ruby Lucille

When Ruby Lucille Goodwin was born on 26 November 1902, in Alabama, United States, her father, Rev. William Olander Goodwin, was 22 and her mother, Rosa Lee LeMaster, was 22. She married Otto Walden on 20 March 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 20 Riverside, St. Clair, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 16 March 1987, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Walkers Family Cemetery, Cropwell, St. Clair, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Walden
Ruby Lucille Goodwin
Marriage: 20 March 1917
William Luther "Doug" Walden

Spouse and Children

20 March 1917


Parents and Siblings



    William L Goodwin


    Clarence Olander Goodwin



    Gertrude Goodwin


    George Goodwin


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 10

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby L Walker in household of Lelus L Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Waldon in household of William O Goodwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Walker in household of Lelus Walker, "United States Census, 1940"

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