Ruby Lorraine Lasly

1919–2002 (Age 83)
Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruby Lorraine

When Ruby Lorraine Lasly was born on 14 May 1919, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States, her father, Tom Dumas Lasly, was 27 and her mother, Florence Viola Welch, was 36. She married Russell Calvert Wright on 15 January 1944, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States. She lived in Callahan, Texas, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 20 Oil Center, Lea, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 10 July 2002, at the age of 83, and was buried in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States.

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Ruby Lorraine Lasly
Russell Calvert Wright
Marriage: 15 January 1944

Spouse & Children

15 January 1944
Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 4

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of Mullally .2 French (L’Ally): habitational name for someone who came from either of two places called Ally.3 French: variant of Laly, a habitational name from a place so named.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruby L Lasly in household of Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rubby Larone Lasly in household of Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Lasly in household of Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1920"

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