Ruby Gertrude Hopkins

24 June 1903–13 July 1976 (Age 73)
Round Valley, Custer, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ruby Gertrude

When Ruby Gertrude Hopkins was born on 24 June 1903, in Round Valley, Custer, Nebraska, United States, her father, Samuel Hopkins, was 25 and her mother, Daisy May Ward, was 20. She married Robert Lewis Bell on 4 February 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Victor, Teton, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Election District 5, Albany, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 13 July 1976, at the age of 73, and was buried in California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lewis Bell
Ruby Gertrude Hopkins
Marriage: 4 February 1922
Robert Lee Bell
Lola Ileen Bell
Zella Faye Bell

Spouse and Children

4 February 1922


Parents and Siblings




    Harold Hayden Hopkins


    Clifford Dale Hopkins


    Twila Vay Hopkins


    Zelma Fern Hopkins


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hopkin . The surname is widespread throughout southern and central England, but is at its most common in South Wales.2 Irish (County Longford and western Ireland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oibicín, itself a Gaelicized form of an Anglo-Norman name. In other parts of the country this name is generally of English origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Gertrude Hopkins Bell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ruby G Bell in household of Robert L Bell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby G Bell in household of Robert Bell, "United States Census, 1930"

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