Ruby Louise Atkins

1921–2006 (Age 85)
Polk, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ruby Louise

Ruby Louise Atkins was born on 7 July 1921, in Polk, Georgia, United States. She died on 8 July 2006, in Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Polk Memory Gardens, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Louise Atkins
1921–2006
Calvin Wesley Bell
1916–1985

Spouse & Children

  • Female1921–2006Female

  • Calvin Wesley Bell

    Male1916–1985Male

World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 1

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

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