Ruby Elizabeth Ferguson

8 August 1880–1949 (Age 68)
Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruby Elizabeth

When Ruby Elizabeth Ferguson was born on 8 August 1880, in Pike, Illinois, United States, her father, William Elmer Ferguson, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Mooney, was 22. She married James Howard Arnold on 6 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1949, in Riverton, Fremont, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 69.

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James Howard Arnold
Ruby Elizabeth Ferguson
Marriage: 6 December 1900
James Clifford Arnold

Spouse and Children

6 December 1900


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby E Arnold in household of Howard J Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruby E Arnold in household of J Howard Arnold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby E Arnold in household of Howard Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"

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