Robert DOYLE Ruby

14 June 1916–28 August 1989 (Age 73)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert DOYLE

Robert DOYLE Ruby was born on 14 June 1916, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. He married Mary Virginia Coomes on 12 December 1938, in Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 August 1989, in Slaughters, Webster, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73.

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Robert DOYLE Ruby
Mary Virginia Coomes
Marriage: 12 December 1938
Kenneth Wayne Ruby

Spouse and Children

12 December 1938
Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 20

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Rubi .2 French: variant of Rubin .

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

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