Ruby Jane Ashcraft

1905–1950 (Age 44)
Lincoln, Oklahoma Territory, United States

The Life of Ruby Jane

When Ruby Jane Ashcraft was born on 8 December 1905, in Lincoln, Oklahoma Territory, United States, her father, William Edward Ashcraft, was 24 and her mother, Laura Jane Talbert, was 18. She married W M Proffitt on 9 October 1922, in Payne, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sunny Slope Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 March 1950, in McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Jane Ashcraft
W M Proffitt
Marriage: 9 October 1922
Basil Edward Totts

Spouse & Children

9 October 1922
Payne, Oklahoma, United States


  • Basil Edward Totts


Parents & Siblings

  • William Edward Ashcraft


  • Laura Jane Talbert




  • Female1905–1950Female

  • Ruth Ashcraft


  • Bell Ashcraft


  • Opal Ashcraft


  • Willie Pauline Ashcraft


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The Oklahoma Enabling Act

Age 1

As the State of Sequoyah was defeated in Congress, a compromise was proposed to join Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory into one state. The Oklahoma Enabling Act was created to give the residents of Indian and Oklahoma Territories the ability to act as delegates at a state constitutional convention. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby J Totts in household of James A Totts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rubie J Ashcroft in household of William Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby Jane Tatts in household of James A Tatts, "United States Census, 1940"

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