Libbie Jane Milligan

24 March 1869–16 March 1952 (Age 83)
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Libbie Jane

When Libbie Jane Milligan was born on 24 March 1869, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Duff Milligan, was 37 and her mother, Martha Ella Parson, was 28. She married Ulysses Grant Ruby on 25 April 1888, in Juniata, Adams, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kearney, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 16 March 1952, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulysses Grant Ruby
Libbie Jane Milligan
Marriage: 25 April 1888
Hazel Ora Ruby
Guy Harold Ruby
Ollie May Ruby
Ward Ruby
George Warren Ruby
Martha Caroline Ruby

Spouse and Children

25 April 1888
Juniata, Adams, Nebraska, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Duff Milligan


    Martha Ella Parson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 23

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. 2. in some instances, a variant of Mollohan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie Ruby in household of Grant Ruby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Milligan in household of Joseph Milligan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Libbie Ruby in household of Grant Ruby, "United States Census, 1930"

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