Ruby Blanch Jeffords

24 March 1908–24 September 2000 (Age 92)
Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States

The Life of Ruby Blanch

When Ruby Blanch Jeffords was born on 24 March 1908, in Richland, Baker, Oregon, United States, her father, Thomas Richard Jeffords, was 37 and her mother, Lora Ann Woods, was 32. She married Elmo Dahlmer Arthur on 1 January 1927, in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fairview, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 431 Maplewood, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 2000, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmo Dahlmer Arthur
Ruby Blanch Jeffords
Marriage: 1 January 1927
Pearl Imogene Arthur
Lawrence Del Arthur

Spouse and Children

1 January 1927
Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States


    Pearl Imogene Arthur


    Lawrence Del Arthur


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 3

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of the English surname Gifford 1. It is very frequent in SC.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Arthur in household of Elmo R Arthur, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby B Arthur in household of Elmo D Arthur, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Jeffords in household of Thos Jeffords, "United States Census, 1910"

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