Ruby Jones

29 February 1908–5 January 1992 (Age 83)
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ruby

When Ruby Jones was born on 29 February 1908, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, her father, Edward A Jones, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Stark, was 40. She married Arthur Josiah Woodvine on 27 May 1928, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1935 and Pocatello Election Precinct 1, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 5 January 1992, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Josiah Woodvine
Ruby Jones
Marriage: 27 May 1928
Arthur Russell Woodvine
Rulon Harry Woodvine

Spouse and Children

    Arthur Josiah Woodvine



27 May 1928
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States


    Arthur Russell Woodvine


    Rulon Harry Woodvine


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 7

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
1930 · Idaho City Building is built

Age 22

Construction on this historic building started in 1929 and wrapped up in 1930. It was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 due to its unique design.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Woodvine in household of Arthur Woodvine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Woodvine in household of Arthur Woodvine, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Jones in household of Edward A Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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