Josephine Rubens

29 July 1886–29 December 1969 (Age 83)
New Franken, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Rubens was born on 29 July 1886, in New Franken, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph G. (Jacob) Rubens, was 36 and her mother, Elisabeth Ravet, was 35. She lived in Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1886. She died on 29 December 1969, in Escanaba, Delta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Joseph G. (Jacob) Rubens
Elisabeth Ravet
Charles Rubens
Frank Joseph Rubens
Josephine Rubens
Oscar Rubens
Henri Oskar Rubens
John (Jack) Rubens
Jule Rubens
Louis Joseph Rubens

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph G. (Jacob) Rubens


    Elisabeth Ravet




    Charles Rubens




    Oscar Rubens


    Henri Oskar Rubens


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 21

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Roprecht ( see Rupprecht ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Ruben .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Rubens in entry for James H. Fisher, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Josephine Rubens, "Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Josephine Rubens, "Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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