Gwida Gerene Pfost

13 April 1909–5 May 1969 (Age 60)
Phillips, Kansas, United States

The Life of Gwida Gerene

When Gwida Gerene Pfost was born on 13 April 1909, in Phillips, Kansas, United States, her father, Sylvester Earl Pfost, was 22 and her mother, Mary Myrtle Benham, was 24. She married Calvin Martin Ruberson on 25 February 1928, in Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, Dallam, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1969, at the age of 60, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin, Franklin, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Martin Ruberson
Gwida Gerene Pfost
Marriage: 25 February 1928
James Richard Ruberson
Kenneth Eugene Ruberson
Bonnie Jean Ruberson
Betty Lou Ruberson
Norma Lee Ruberson

Spouse and Children

25 February 1928
Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States



    Kenneth Eugene Ruberson


    Bonnie Jean Ruberson


    Betty Lou Ruberson



Parents and Siblings

    Sylvester Earl Pfost





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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German pfost ‘stake’, ‘post’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of stakes or posts or a topographic name for someone living near a prominent stake.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gwida Post in household of S E Post, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Guida G Ruberson in household of Calvin M Ruberson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gwida J Ruberson in household of Calvin M Ruberson, "United States Census, 1940"

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