Reuben Bell Arthur

1904–1963 (Age 58)
Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Reuben Bell

When Reuben Bell Arthur was born on 6 December 1904, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Stevenson Arthur, was 43 and his mother, Isabella Jessie Henrie, was 35. He married Della Boren on 7 June 1923, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He died on 9 September 1963, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Westminster Gardens, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Reuben Bell Arthur
Della Boren
Marriage: 7 June 1923

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7 June 1923
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 14

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

An eminent person; high, lofty, exalted, noble, eminent, excellent, proud; a bear; noble, great, generous. Gaelic forms are Art and Artair.

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben Arthur in household of George A Arthur, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reuben B Arthur in entry for Reuben Bell Arthur and Anna Kay Overstreet, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Reuben Bell Arthur in entry for Reuben Bell Arthur, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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