Rufina Ellen Tomlinson

1863–1943 (Age 80)
Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rufina Ellen

When Rufina Ellen Tomlinson was born on 3 January 1863, in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, George Marion Tomlinson, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Taylor, was 18. She married Lewis Logan Slater on 13 December 1885, in Greenwood, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Severy, Greenwood, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 13 July 1943, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Severy, Greenwood, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufina Ellen Tomlinson
Lewis Logan Slater
Marriage: 13 December 1885
George L Slater
Harry Allen Slater
Opal N Slater
Cecil L Slater

Spouse & Children

13 December 1885
Greenwood, Kansas, United States


  • George L Slater


  • Male1888–1956Male

  • Opal N Slater


  • Cecil L Slater


Parents & Siblings

  • George Marion Tomlinson


  • Elizabeth Taylor




World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 1

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Fina E Slater in household of Logan L Slater, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tina Tomlinson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Rufina E. Tomlinson Slater, "Find A Grave Index"

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