Ruby May Bucks

16 September 1900–6 May 1949 (Age 48)
Thornhope, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ruby May

When Ruby May Bucks was born on 16 September 1900, in Thornhope, Pulaski, Indiana, United States, her father, John F Bucks, was 41 and her mother, Malinda Jane Burns, was 29. She married Simon Charles Denney on 7 March 1916, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Van Buren Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 1949, in Royal Center, Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 48.

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Simon Charles Denney
Ruby May Bucks
Marriage: 7 March 1916
Forest Oak Denney
Glenn D. Denney
June Rose Denney
Norman S. Denney
Richard Denny
Donald W. Denny
Simon Denny
Betty J. Denny
Bonnie May Denny
Ben Denny
Lea May Denny

Spouse and Children

7 March 1916
Indiana, United States


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

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

1 Probably an altered spelling of German Buchs .2 Possibly also English or German, a patronymic from Buck 1 or 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Denny in household of Simon C Denny, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Bucks in household of John T Bucks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ruby M Bucks in household of John F Bucks, "United States Census, 1910"

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