Ruth Elizabeth Lincecum

Female 1903 - 1982  (78 years)


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  • Name Ruth Elizabeth Lincecum  [1
    Born 28 Aug 1903  Morales, Jackson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 May 1982  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 20 May 1982  Decatur, Wise, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery #1
    Person ID I7860  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2020 

    Father Addison Lysander Lincecum,   b. 8 Apr 1874, Long Point, Washington, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1965, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Letha Elizabeth Gandy,   b. 25 Sep 1873, Gandy Bend, Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1959, El Campo, Wharton, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1897  Lavaca, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F2768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Albert Ray Hilton,   b. 18 Jul 1903, Dennison, Grayson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1950, Knox, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1922  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Dorothy Ray Hilton,   b. 12 Aug 1923, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 2001, Pasadena, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Addison Hampton Hilton,   b. 4 Sep 1928, El Campo, Wharton, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 2004  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Albert Ray Hilton, Jr.,   b. 3 Sep 1930, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2018, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Travis Audley Crosby, Sr.,   b. 16 Mar 1901, Ennis, Ellis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1965, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1954  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Archie Robert Trussell,   b. 25 Sep 1900, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1979, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Dec 1922 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1954 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1982 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Ruth Lincecum Certificate of Birth
    Ruth Lincecum Certificate of Birth

  • Notes 
    • Per her certificate, the cause of Ruth's death was Respiratory Arrest, with a contributing factor of Cancer of the Cervix.

      El Campo Leader-News (Texas)
      Saturday, 22 May 1982 [via The Portal to Texas History -- https://texashistory.unt.edu/]
      Area Funeral Notices

      Ruth Trussell

      Ruth Lincecum Trussell died May 16. She was 78 years old.

      Mrs. Trussell was born in Morales, Jackson County to the late Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Lincecum. She was retired from The Houston Post, and was past president of A&M's University Mother's Club. She was also...a member of the Jefferson Davis Daughters of Confederacy.

      Survivors include: two sons, A. H. Hilton of Houston and A. R. Hilton of Richardson; one daughter, Dorothy Clemons of Pasadena; one brother, A. P. Lincecum of Freeport; and eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

      ...Graveside services were held 10 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Decatu[r].

    • See also Ruth Elizabeth Lincecum: Thrice Married, Thrice Widowed

  • Sources 
    1. [S677] Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935, Image of certificate of birth (1903) and ammendment (1966) for Ruth Lincecum / Ruth Elizabeth Lincecum, b. 28 August 1903; citing Texas State Registrar Office, Austin.

    2. [S713] The Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas (online archive), "Deaths and Funerals: Addison Lincecum," issued 25 November 1989, accessed 5 July 2016, name of interest: Addison T. "Bill" Lincecum.

    3. [S311] Texas Under Many Flags, By Clarence Wharton. Published 1930 by American Historical Society. Page 124.

    4. [S679] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Jackson, Precint No. 4, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 60, Sheet No. 11B, Dwelling & Family 156, A. L. Lincecum household, Accessed June 2016.
      Includes wife Letha

    5. [S680] Texas County Marriage Index, 1837-1977, Image of entry for A. L. Lincecum & Letha E. Gandy, 24 Oct 1897.