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Ruby May Whitaker

Female 1911 - 1997  (85 years)


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  • Name Ruby May Whitaker 
    Born 6 Dec 1911  Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Birth Record of Ruby May Whitaker
    Birth Record of Ruby May Whitaker
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Graduation 1929  Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: Powers Institute 
    Census 1930  Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1940  Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    History According to her obituary, "She was an operator at New England Telephone Co. for 18 years and a teacher in the Gill schools for many years, retiring in 1972. She was a 60-year-plus member of the Bernardston Unitarian Church. She has been the church's organ player, choir director, a Sunday School teacher and a trustee. She was a member of the Sylvan-Rebekah Lodge 87 of Greenfield and an assistant librarian with the Cushman Library from 1925 to 1931. She also was a member of the First United Methodist Bernardston Church of Greenfield and the retired teachers association. She enjoyed playing the organ, both for the church and for herself."   [1
    SSN 016-07-1835  [2, 5
    Died 18 Aug 1997  Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 11
    Buried Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I387  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2016 

    Father Charles Herbert Whitaker,   b. 27 Jul 1865, Leydon, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1941, Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Orra May Hale,   b. 18 Jan 1880, Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1959, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 11 May 1899  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    Marriage Record of Orra May Hale and Charles Herbert Whitaker
    Marriage Record of Orra May Hale and Charles Herbert Whitaker
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth J. North,   b. 27 Jan 1911, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1990, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [1
    Children 
     1. Wayne Kenneth North
     2. Janet Elinor North
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1911 - Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1920 - Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Agency: Powers Institute - 1929 - Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1930 - Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1997 - Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S97] Obituary of Ruby M. North, (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 27 August 1997).

    2. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    3. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    4. [S805] Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).

    5. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    6. [S829] Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, (Family Search).
      Birth Record of Ruby May Whitaker

    7. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Ruby May Whitaker

    8. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_698; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 251

    9. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 904; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0002; Image: 27.0; FHL microfilm: 2340639

    10. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    11. [S335] Roy, Robert A. Notes taken at the 115th Delvee Reunion, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 24 June 2001).

    12. [S458] North, Wayne K. letter: 2005-01-26, (Letter to Robert Roy, 26 January 2005).

    13. [S189] Lint, A Ann. Descendants of Peter Delvee, (Willoughby, Ohio: mansuscript, 23 June 1999).

    14. [S798] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, (Family Search).
      Marriage Record of Orra May Hale and Charles Herbert Whitaker

    15. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: 648; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0478; FHL microfilm: 1240648