Ruth Atkins

1892–1960 (Age 68)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Atkins was born on 2 January 1892, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Adville Atkins, was 23 and her mother, Laura Virginia Jones, was 22. She married Tolbert Fanning Vaughan on 15 December 1918, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 16 June 1960, in Bay, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Atkins
1892–1960
Tolbert Fanning Vaughan
1895–1975
Marriage: 15 December 1918

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1918
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Adville Atkins

    Male1868–1923Male

  • Laura Virginia Jones

    Female1869–1936Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 6

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Vaughn in household of Talbert Vaughn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth A Vaughan in household of Tolbert F Vaughan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Atkins in household of Adville Atkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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