Ruby Mae Jones

3 June 1920–11 August 1995 (Age 75)
Bath, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ruby Mae

When Ruby Mae Jones was born on 3 June 1920, in Bath, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Edward Jones Sr, was 24 and her mother, Maggie Duncan, was 21. She lived in Langley Township, Aiken, South Carolina, United States for about 5 years. She died on 11 August 1995, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (8)

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 2

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
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.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Jones in household of Will Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Jones in household of Willie Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Durden in entry for Mr Dewey Lee Or Duke Durden, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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