Ruby Sanford

23 July 1890–
Wayne, Michigan

The Life of Ruby

When Ruby Sanford was born on 23 July 1890, her father, Minott Sedgwick Sanford, was 36 and her mother, Ella Mohler, was 32. She lived in Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1890.

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Family Time Line

Minott Sedgwick Sanford
1854–1936
Ella Mohler
1858–
Ruby Sanford
1890–
Charles William Sanford
1895–1989
Raymond Roy Sanford
1897–1963
Myra Sanford
1899–

Parents and Siblings

    Minott Sedgwick Sanford

    Male1854–1936Male

    Female1858–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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

Age 8

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Sanford, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Ruby Sanford, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Ruby Sanford, "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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