Ruby Alma Kendrick

Brief Life History of Ruby Alma

When Ruby Alma Kendrick was born on 15 July 1895, in Alabama, United States, her father, Luther Rice Kendrick, was 42 and her mother, Martha Ann Spearman, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with Jefferson Cleveland Sampley. She lived in Election Precinct 8 Chelsea, Shelby, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died in November 1966, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Cleveland Sampley
1880–1937
Ruby Alma Kendrick
1895–1966
Martha Ann Sampley
1921–2001

Sources (13)

  • Ruby Kendrick in household of Luther R Kendrick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby Kendricks, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Ruby Alma Sampley, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Kenrick .

Scottish and Irish: shortened form of McKendrick .

English: variant of Kerridge .

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

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