Ruby Blanch Jeffords

Female24 March 1908–24 September 2000

Brief Life History of Ruby Blanch

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.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (14)

  • Ruby B Arthur, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ruby Blanche Jeffords, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Ruby Jeffords, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1927Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +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

    English: variant of Gifford , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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