When Ruby Blanch Jeffords was born on 24 March 1908, in Richland, Union, Oregon, United States, her father, Thomas (or Tom) 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.
English: variant of Gifford , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain.