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Ruby Olive Atwood

Ruby Olive Atwood

Female 1896 - 1981  (84 years)

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  • Name Ruby Olive Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 19 Oct 1896  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date is from Social Security Death Index; Location is known to family.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 4: Misindexed as "Berley O.," age 13, born about 1897 in Texas; Living with father "John A.," born abt 1875; Living w/mother Laura who is misindexed as "Lawd," 34; and sister "Martie A.," 14 Parents have been married for 16 years; Father indexed as farmer.  
    Census 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Ruby, age 23, born 1897 in Texas; Living with father John A., 45, farmer, owns his own farm - free & clear without mortgage; Living w/mother Laura, age 44, sister Myrtie, 24; Also in the home is a boarder(foster son) - Sidney F. Ratcliffe, 11 
    Residence 1921  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Worley's Abilene (Taylor County) Texas City Directory - 1921
    Atwood, John A., farmer, r2214 Hickory
    Atwood, Myrtie Miss, teacher, h2214 Hickory
    Atwood, Ruby Miss, teacher, h2214 Hickory 
    Education 1924 
    She graduated from
    Hardin-Simmons and is honored there with an endowed scholarship in her memory.
     
    Census 1930  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Ruby O, age 33 born 1897; Living with father "John A.," age 55 born abt 1875 in Texas; Owns his own home worth $5,500; Indexed as farmer; Living with mother Laura J., age 54.  
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed incorrectly as Ruby Atwod, age 40 born abt 1900 in Texas; female, white, single, lodger; living on Avenue I; lived in same place in 1935; Sheet 19B; she has 5 years of college; she is a world history teacher for the public schools; she has an income of $1,400; Ruby is lodging with Rebecca Witt, age 60, who owns the home which is worth $10,000 
    Occupation Teacher - After college she went on to teach school at O. L. Slaton Junior High School in Lubbock for many years.
     
    Social Security Data Last benefit received in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas; 575-42-7827; issued in the State of Hawaii; (It has been said that Ruby went on many missionary trips - traveling to China
    and Brazil and was residing in Hawaii when she obtained her social security number.)
     
    Died 18 Jan 1981  Tom Green County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from Texas Death Index and Social Security Death Index; Per obituary died at St. John's Hospital
    Ruby Olive Atwood
    Ruby Olive Atwood
    Obituary
    Buried Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • City of Lubbock Cemetery; Block 42; tombstone reads "Devoted Teacher."
    Ruby Olive Atwood
    Ruby Olive Atwood
    Headstone (Inscription: "Devoted Teacher")
    Plot: Plot: Block 42
    Person ID P2715  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2012 

    Father John Ashford Atwood,   b. 19 Aug 1874, Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1961, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Laura Jane Williams,   b. 2 Oct 1875, West Station, McLennan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1954, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1896 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 4: Misindexed as "Berley O.," age 13, born about 1897 in Texas; Living with father "John A.," born abt 1875; Living w/mother Laura who is misindexed as "Lawd," 34; and sister "Martie A.," 14 Parents have been married for 16 years; Father indexed as farmer. - 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ruby, age 23, born 1897 in Texas; Living with father John A., 45, farmer, owns his own farm - free & clear without mortgage; Living w/mother Laura, age 44, sister Myrtie, 24; Also in the home is a boarder(foster son) - Sidney F. Ratcliffe, 11 - 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Worley's Abilene (Taylor County) Texas City Directory - 1921 Atwood, John A., farmer, r2214 Hickory Atwood, Myrtie Miss, teacher, h2214 Hickory Atwood, Ruby Miss, teacher, h2214 Hickory - 1921 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ruby O, age 33 born 1897; Living with father "John A.," age 55 born abt 1875 in Texas; Owns his own home worth $5,500; Indexed as farmer; Living with mother Laura J., age 54. - 1930 - Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as Ruby Atwod, age 40 born abt 1900 in Texas; female, white, single, lodger; living on Avenue I; lived in same place in 1935; Sheet 19B; she has 5 years of college; she is a world history teacher for the public schools; she has an income of $1,400; Ruby is lodging with Rebecca Witt, age 60, who owns the home which is worth $10,000 - 1 Apr 1940 - Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1981 - Tom Green County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
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    Lost Love

    Photos
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    holding little cousin Beverly Neil Atwood

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 964.
      Name: Berley O Atwood Birth Date: abt 1897 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    2. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 832.
      Name: Ruby Atwood Birth Date: abt 1897 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas

    3. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas; Roll: 2372; Page: 27A; Enumeration District: 9; Image: 416.0.
      Birth date: abt 1897 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas

    4. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas; Roll: T627_4096; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 152-7A.

    5. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      Name: Ruby Atwood Death Date: 18 Jan 1981 Death Place: Tom Green, Texas

    6. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Number: 575-42-7827; Issue State: Hawaii; Issue Date: 1959.
      Name: Ruby Atwood Birth Date: 19 Oct 1896 Birth Place: Death Date: Jan 1981 Death Place: Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America