S Eason RUFFIN Christopher Columbus BURKE James Eason RUFFIN Roxie A GRISHAM Mini tree diagram

Minnie RUFFIN3,4,1,2

Feb 18981,2 - 13th Apr 19533,4

Life History

Feb 1898

Born in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,2

2nd Dec 1915

Married Christopher Columbus BURKE in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1


Death of Christopher Columbus BURKE in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.3

13th Apr 1953

Died in Alameda County, California.3,4

after 13th Apr 1953

Buried in Hearns Cemetery, De Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas.3


  • 1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 26 June, Point DeLuceTownship, District 6, page 20A, Hse #389, Fam #396
    Ruffin, Eason Head W M  Aug 1877  22 Married 3 yrs AR MS AR FarmerRents
    Ruffin, Roxie Wife W F Jul 1882  17 Married 3 yrs 13 children/9 livingSingle AL AL AL
    Ruffin, Minnie Dau W M  Feb 1898  2 Single AR AL AL

    1910 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 5 May, Point DeLuceTownship, District 11, page 12B, Hse/Fam #230
    Trussell, George Head M W 34 2nd Marriage Married 8 years AR TN GAFarmer
    Trussell, Roxie Wife F W 26 2nd Marriage [Married 8 years] 6children/5 living AL AL AL
    Ruffin, Mimie [Minnie] Dau [stepdau] F W 11 AR AR AL

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Minnie Ruffin
    Gender: Female
    Age 17, Birth Year abt 1898
    Residence: DeLuce, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name: Columbus Burke
    Spouse's Gender: Male
    Spouse's Age: 21
    Spouse's Residence: DeLuce, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 2 Dec 1915 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date: 2 Dec 1915

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Minnie B Burke [Minnie B Ruffin]
    Gender: Female
    Birth 6 Feb 1901 Arkansas
    Death 13 Apr 1953 Alameda County
    Mother's Maiden Name: Grisham
    Father's Surname: Ruffin
    Social Security #431032396

    The date of birth on the California Death record is wrong, sinceMinnie was reported as 2 years old in the 1900 census.  The date onher gravestone says 1900, which is not possible either.

    Minnie Ruffin Burke
    Birth 1899 Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Death 1953 Alameda County, California
    Spouse Columbus Burke (1895 - 1927)
    Burial Hearns Cemetery, De Witt, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
    Created by CJ Aug 14, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #74918150,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74918150


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