Ruby Brewster (Hankins)

26 July 1914–2004
Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ruby

Ruby Brewster (Hankins) was born on 26 July 1914, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. She was buried in Bloomfield Township, Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Brewster
1911–1996
Ruby Brewster (Hankins)
1914–2004

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 2
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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
Age 3
Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1941
Age 27
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a brewer of beer or ale, from Old English brēowan ‘to brew’. Brewer is the usual term in southern England, while Brewster is mainly midland, northern, and Scottish.

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

Possible Related Names

Kempster
Brewer
Bruster

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