Ruby Griggers

14 May 1913–29 May 2003 (Age 90)
Macon, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ruby

When Ruby Griggers was born on 14 May 1913, in Macon, Georgia, United States, her father, James Lenard Griggers, was 36 and her mother, Jennie E Chamber, was 35. She had at least 2 sons with Carvis Lee Parks. She lived in Garden Valley, Macon, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 29 May 2003, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Carvis Lee Parks
1908–1976
Ruby Griggers
1913–2003
James Lenard Parks
1937–1937
Troy Heyward Parks
1942–1994

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    James Lenard Griggers

    Male1877–Male

    Jennie E Chamber

    Female1877–1924Female

siblings

(7)

    James Earnest Griggers

    Male1901–1965Male

    Estele E Griggers

    Female1905–Female

    Fannie Griggers

    Female1908–2004Female

    Annie M Griggers

    Female1908–Female

    Female1913–2003Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Patronymic from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Gregorius ( see Gregory ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Ruby L Griggers in household of Lenard Griggers, "United States Census, 1920"

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