Harvey Coleman WELCH Betty Jo WELCH Mini tree diagram
Ruby Rhoda GIFFEN

Ruby Rhoda GIFFEN1,2,3

1st Oct 19271,2 - 20th Jun 20071,2

Life History

1st Oct 1927

Born in Mason, Okfuskee, Oklahoma.1,2

24th Feb 1950

Birth of daughter Betty Jo WELCH in Avondale, Maricopa, Arizona.4,6

26th Dec 1950

Death of Harvey Coleman WELCH in Buckeye, Maricopa, Arizona.5,4,6

26th Dec 1950

Death of daughter Betty Jo WELCH in Buckeye, Maricopa, Arizona.4,5,6

20th Jun 2007

Died in Goodyear, Maricopa, Arizona.1,2

Other facts


Married Harvey Coleman WELCH


  • Harvey Coleman Welch
    Birth 19 Dec 1901 in Oklahoma
    Death 26 Dec 1950 in Buckeye, Maricopa County, Arizona
    Spouse Ruby Rody Giffin
    Birth 01 Oct 1927 in Oklahoma
    Death 20 Jun 2007 in Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona
    --  Guy Williams Ancestors, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/28346132/person/12185216735

    There is a Ruby R Welch buried in the City of Mesa Cemtery, but she is reported to hve died in 1918, while Ruby Rody Griffin Welch is reported by the genealogy above to have died in 2007.  And she had a daughter Betty Jo in February 1919.

    Ruby R Welch
    Birth unknown
    Death Dec. 23, 1918
    Burial City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, Section 161, Lot 3, Grave 3
    Created by Frank Elsberry Feb 11, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #65504941,  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Welch&GSiman=1&GScnty=175&GSsr=121&GRid=65504941&

    Ruby remarried after the death of her husband Harvey Welch.

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Ruby R Jeffries
    Born 1 Oct 1927
    Died 20 Jun 2007 Goodyear, Maricopa County, Arizona
    Last Residence Goodyear, Maricopa, Arizona 85338
    SSN issued Oklahoma (Before 1951)

    Her middle name was actually Rhoda, but she was referred to as Ruby Rody.  On Social Security Death Index, she is Ruby R, but the more complete record of Application and Claims has her full name as Ruby Rhoda Giffen (and note also the new spelling of the surname, whereas some sources have Giffin).

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Ruby Rhoda Giffen [Ruby Rho Welch] [Ruby Jeffries]
    Birth 1 Oct 1927 Mason, Oklahoma [Brostow, Oklahoma]
    Death Date 20 Jun 2007
    Father James A Giffen
    Mother Myrtle Williams
    May 1947 Name listed as RUBY RHODA GIFFEN; Oct 1964 Name listed as RUBY RHO WELCH; 12 May 1998 Name listed as RUBY R JEFFRIES

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