Ruby Lee Evans

4 April 1920–27 December 1985 (Age 65)
Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ruby Lee

When Ruby Lee Evans was born on 4 April 1920, in Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Addison Calvin Evans, was 43 and her mother, Tiny Bell Horn, was 38. She married Henry Marvin Hall on 11 March 1938, in Cornish, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wright Township, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 27 December 1985, in Ringling, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ringling Memorial Cemetery, Ringling, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Marvin Hall
1918–1998
Ruby Lee Evans
1920–1985
Marriage: 11 March 1938
Verdon Ray Hall
1938–1938

Spouse and Children

    Henry Marvin Hall

    Male1918–1998Male

    Female1920–1985Female

MARRIAGE
11 March 1938
Cornish, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States
children

(1)

    Verdon Ray Hall

    Male1938–1938Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 1

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Evans in household of Charlie C Evans, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Hall in entry for Henry Marvin Hall, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Ruby Hall in entry for Mrs Annie Laurie Evans Carroll, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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