Margaret Ruth Talbot

1895–1992 (Age 97)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Margaret Ruth

When Margaret Ruth Talbot was born on 2 February 1895, in Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Alfred Mortimer Talbot, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ellen Turner, was 33. She married Jewel Albert Missildine on 24 December 1909, in Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 4, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 26 June 1992, in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Simms, Bowie, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Ruth Talbot
Jewel Albert Missildine
Marriage: 24 December 1909
Bertie Lee Missildine
Alford Thelma Missildine
Eva Mae Missildine
Garland Dee Missildine
Mitchel Jewel Missildine

Spouse & Children

24 December 1909
Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States


  • Bertie Lee Missildine


  • Male1913–1943Male

  • Eva Mae Missildine


  • Garland Dee Missildine


  • Male1921–2004Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Alfred Mortimer Talbot


  • Mary Ellen Turner




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Missildine in household of Jewel Missildine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie R Holt in household of Moses A Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maggie R Missildine in household of Jewel A Missildine, "United States Census, 1920"

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