Ruby Mabel Atkins

1887–1978 (Age 90)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ruby Mabel

When Ruby Mabel Atkins was born on 9 September 1887, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Garnett Atkins, was 24 and her mother, Luella Edith DeWitt, was 23. She married Cloyd Alonza Tharp on 4 July 1909, in Fresno, California, United States. She lived in Judicial Township 16, Fresno, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 17 June 1978, in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Mabel Atkins
Cloyd Alonza Tharp
Marriage: 4 July 1909

Spouse & Children

4 July 1909
Fresno, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Garnett Atkins


  • Female1864–1951Female



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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Ruby Mabel Atkins Honeywell (9 September 1887 – 17 June 19780

Ruby M. Honeywell, passed away June 17, 1978. She is survived by a niece, Helen Creamer, and other nieces and nephews. Memorial service, 11:00am Tuesday. Memory Chapel. Stump-Ives & Warren Mo …

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby M Tharp in household of Luella E Atkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Tharp in household of Joseph Atkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby Atkins, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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