Ruby Robinson

4 April 1896–1 November 1982 (Age 86)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life of Ruby

When Ruby Robinson was born on 4 April 1896, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Alfred Thomas Robinson, was 44 and her mother, Ann Eliza Foster, was 33. She married Oscar Nephi Olsen on 24 September 1919, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She died on 1 November 1982, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Nephi Olsen
1889–1933
Ruby Robinson
1896–1982
Marriage: 24 September 1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1919
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Robinson Olsen in household of Oscar Nephi Olsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ruby Robinson in household of Alfred T Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby R Olson, "United States Census, 1940"

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