Yancy B BLEDSOE Claire BLEDSOE Matthew Henry CHRISTIAN William Henry CHRISTIAN Robert Lee CHRISTIAN Living CHRISTIAN Lorena Luceny STALLINGS Mini tree diagram

Ruth BLEDSOE1,2,3,4,5,6

22nd Nov 19001,2,3,4,5,6 - 9th Jan 19594

Life History

22nd Nov 1900

Born in Deport, Lamar, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6

about 1925

Married Matthew Henry CHRISTIAN in Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma

2nd Jan 1928

Birth of son William Henry CHRISTIAN in Oklahoma.2,6

8th Mar 1931

Birth of son Robert Lee CHRISTIAN in McCurtain, Oklahoma.6,7,2,8

1935

Resident in Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma.2

1st Apr 1940

Resident Age: 39; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Daughter in Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma.2

9th Jan 1959

Died in Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma.4

9th Jan 1959

Buried in Denison Cemetery, Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma.4

Other facts

 

Birth of son Living CHRISTIAN

Notes

  • In 1920 Ruth's family is living next door to Henry's family in Idabel,McCurtain County, Oklahoma.  They are living on Hill Street in what iscalled White Township.  In 1930 it is called White Man Addition.

    1920 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, 9 April, Idabel,District 157, page 17B, Hill St, White Township, Hse #257, Fam #360
    Bledsoe, Yancy Head F W 50 TN TN TN
    Bledsoe, Ceny Wife F W 46 TN TN TN
    Bledsoe, Ruth  daughter F W 18 TX TN TN

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    My grandfather was Henry Harvey Christian son of William PeterChristian and Polly Waldon Christian.
    My father Matthew Henry Christian was the son of Henry HarveyChristian and Ida Coleman Christian.
    My parents were Matthew Henry Christian and Ruth Bledsoe Christian. Iwas born in Idabel, Oklahoma Jan 8, 1926
    My father Matthew Henry Christian was born in Winfield, Tx Aug 10,1892.
    --  Charles O Christian, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 03 January2008
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    In 1930, I notice the birthplace of Ruth's parents changes fromTennessee to Texas.

    1930 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, 9 April, Idabel,District 15, page 1B, E 4th St, "White Man
    Addition," Hse #16, Fam #19
    Christian, Matthew H  Head M W 47 TX TX TX  Taxi Driver
    Christian, Ruth  Wife F W 29 TX TX TX

    940 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, 22 April, Idabel,District 45-16, page 17A, Hse #389, Owns $2000
    Bledsoe, Ceny Head F W 69 Grade 8 b Tennessee same house in 1935 NoOccup
    Christian, Buck Son-in-law M W 46 Grade 8 b Texas same house in 1935Taxi Driver
    Christian, Ruth Dau F W 39 Grade H3 b Texas same house in 1935
    Christian, Charles Grandson M W 14 Grade 7 b Okla same house in 1935Farm Laborer
    Christian, William H Grandson M W 12 Grade 6 b Okla same house in 1935
    Christian, Robert Lee Grandson M W 7 Grade 0 b Okla same house in 1935

    Ruth Christian
    Birth Nov. 22, 1900
    Death Jan. 9, 1959
    Burial Denison Cemetery, Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    Created by EFulmer May 18, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #70031149,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Christian&GSiman=1&GScid=98273&GRid=70031149&

Sources

  • 1. 1910 Federal Census, Red River County, Texas
    • 26 April, Justice Precinct 4, District 124, page 9A, Hse/Fam #161
  • 2. 1940 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • 22 April, Idabel, District 45-16, page 17A, Hse #389, Owns $2000
  • 3. 1930 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • 9 April, Idabel Town Ward 5, District 15, page 1B, E 4th St, "White
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. 1920 Federal Census, McCurtain County, Oklahoma
    • 9 April, Idabel, District 157, page 17B, Hill St, White Town, Hse
  • 6. Charles O Christian, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #18943521
  • 8. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2

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