Ruby Odella Venable

25 November 1910–20 April 2002 (Age 91)
Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ruby Odella

When Ruby Odella Venable was born on 25 November 1910, in Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, her father, William Ira Venable, was 28 and her mother, Lucy J Burton, was 30. She married Raymond F Bartley in 1930, in Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Town District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 2002, in Riverdale, Clayton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Stanaford Cemetery, Stanaford, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond F Bartley
Ruby Odella Venable
Marriage: 1930
Lucy Ethel Bartley
Helen Bartley
Raymond William Bartley
Paul Bartley
Howard James Ambee Bartley
Wendell Bruce Bartley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1930Logan, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 7
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 25
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place called Venables in Eure, France, probably named with Late Latin venabulum ‘hunting ground’ (a derivative of venari ‘to hunt’).

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Adell Venable in household of William Venable, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Odella Venable in household of Adrian H Grigg, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Odella Bartley in household of Raymond Bartley, "United States Census, 1940"

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