Ruby Mae Midkiff

1903–1935 (Age 32)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Ruby Mae

When Ruby Mae Midkiff was born in 1903, in Colorado, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Midkiff, was 24 and her mother, Rosa Anna Sanders, was 28. She married Allen John Harvick on 12 November 1921, in Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1920 and Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1930. She died in 1935, in California, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen John Harvick
Ruby Mae Midkiff
Marriage: 12 November 1921
Allen John Harvick JR
Thomas William Harvick

Spouse and Children

12 November 1921
Orange, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Midkiff





World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 6

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Mittelkauff, an occupational name for a broker or middleman, from Middle High German mittel ‘middle’ + kauf ‘purchase’. Compare Middlekauff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby M Midkiff in household of Oliver D Wharton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby M Mccool in household of Carol C Mccool, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby M Midkiff in household of Thomas J Midkiff, "United States Census, 1910"

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