Ruby Sloan Atkins

1912–1988 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Ruby Sloan

When Ruby Sloan Atkins was born in 1912, in Virginia, United States, her father, Frank Hubert Atkins, was 40 and her mother, Rosa Louette Williams, was 39. She married Charles Henry Farmer in 1944, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Beaver Pond Magisterial District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1983. She died on 29 January 1988, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Sloan Atkins
Charles Henry Farmer
Marriage: 1944

Spouse & Children

Mercer, West Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Alberta Atkins


  • Victor B. Atkins


  • Male1899–1983Male

  • Mary M. Atkins


  • Frank H Atkins


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 5

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.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Atkins in household of Orbie Patton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Atkins in household of Frank Atkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby S Atkins in household of Frank H Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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