Ruby Peacock (1909 - 1986)

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Burleson, Johnson County, Texas

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Treasteall Peacock

Treasteall Peacock

Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire

Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire

Alfred Edward Peacock, England

Alfred Edward Peacock, England

Shawn & Christina (Klose) Bryant

Shawn & Christina (Klose) Bryant

Natalie, the Birthday Girl

Natalie, the Birthday Girl

Al & Mary Catherine (Peacock) Family

Al & Mary Catherine (Peacock) Family

Shawn Bryant with daugher Lorena

Shawn Bryant with daugher Lorena

Tommy Peacock Family

Tommy Peacock Family

Three Peacock Sisters

Three Peacock Sisters

Hal Peacock Family

Hal Peacock Family

William C. Peacock Jr. 1924

William C. Peacock Jr. 1924

William C. Peacock Jr.

William C. Peacock Jr.

Mary Ann & William Jr. Peacock

Mary Ann & William Jr. Peacock

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George Peacock & Boston Terrier Treasteall Peacock Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire Alfred Edward Peacock, England

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1909 - In the year that Ruby Peacock was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

1929 - By the time she was 20 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1935 - Ruby was 26 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1961 - At the age of 52 years old, Ruby was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1986 - In the year of Ruby Peacock's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Ruby Peacock passed away in August 1986 at 77 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Ruby. She was born on February 2, 1909. We are unaware of information about Ruby's immediate family. We know that Ruby Peacock had been residing in Burleson, Johnson County, Texas.

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