Ruth Elizabeth Conner

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Personal and Family Information

Ruth was born on 10 JUL 1892 in Woodruff County, Arkansas, the daughter of Emerson Hall Conner and Laura Nancy Cornelius.

She died on 14 AUG 1981 in Woodruff County, Arkansas.

Her husband was John Rolfe Eldridge, who she married on 27 FEB 1920 in Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas. Their only known child was John Rolfe (1926-2014).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Ruth Elizabeth Conner
(1892-1981)

 

Emerson Hall Conner
(1859-1904)

 

Bolivar B Conner
(1829-1892)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Eliza L. Hall
(1834-1894)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Laura Nancy Cornelius
(1864-1952)

 

William Cornelius
(1827-1876)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Arabella White
(1836-1868)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth10 JUL 1892
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Death14 AUG 1981
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Census1 JUN 1900
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 7
Address: Augusta dwelling 3, family 3 Conner, Emerson H, head, wm, Sept 1859, age 40 married 14 yrs, born Ark, f&m Tenn, merchant __ Laura C, wife wf, Oct 1864 age 35, married 14 yrs, mother of 6, 6 living born Ark, f Ala, m Tenn __ William B, son wm Aug 1888, age 11, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Arapat, daughter, wf Aug 1890, age 9, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Ruth, daughter wf July 1892 age 7, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Christine, daughter wf, Dec 1895, age 4, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Emerson C son wm, May 1900, age 2/12 single, single, born Ark, f&m Ark Nash, John servant, B M, Oct 1860 age 39, widower born Mississippi, f&m Mississippi
Census16 JAN 1920
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta, Third Street, dwelling 216, family 228 Conner, Mrs Laura head owns home free of mortgage, fw age 50 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Ruth daughter fw age 29 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Cristine daughter fw 24 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Laura daughter fw 22 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Cornelius son mw 19 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Haroldm son mw 17 born Ark, f&m Ark
Census16 APR 1940
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta visit # 345 rented home, $15, Eldridge, Rolfe head, mw age 44 married, 3 yrs high school born Ark, same house 1935, dealer for internaltional haverester company __ Ruth. wife fw age 44 ,married 4 yrs high school, born Ark, same house 1935 __ John Rolfe, son mw age 13 single 7 yrs school, born Tenn
BurialAUG 1981
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta Memorial Park with husband findagrave # 137799424
Cemetery Records of Woodruff County, Arkansas, Vol 1. West of the Cache River
Source: Cemetery Records of Woodruff County, Arkansas, Vol 1. West of the Cache River
Authors: Adelia C Kittrell and Curtis A Houston
Publisher: Woodruff County Historical Society, 2006 from 1978 copyright P.O. Box 557 McCory, Arkansas 72101

Residence1905
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: home designed by architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959)
Conner, E.H. and Laura - house
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See Note 1
Will20 NOV 1903
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta. EH Conner will names wife Laura, brother John L, and all 7 children from Woodruff County Record of Wills, Book1, pages 267-272 Transcriped Nov 2017, A. Bowie attached
Will, Conner, E.H.
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Notes

Note 1

Architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959) of Little Rock, < refer to Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &Culture> designed three houses in Augusta.

E.H. and Laura Conner - 3rd and Plum Streets

John L and Conner - 4th and Main Streets, later used as Maguire Clinic

Willian Nathan and Mary Noel Gregory 2nd and Plum Streets

Sources

  1. Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Source: Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Authors: John Bennett Boddie and Mrs. John Bennett Boddie Emerson Cornelius Conner (1900-1978) of Augusta and Little Rock, Ark
    Publisher: GENEALOGICAL.COM INC
  2. Cemetery Records of Woodruff County, Arkansas, Vol 1. West of the Cache River
    Source: Cemetery Records of Woodruff County, Arkansas, Vol 1. West of the Cache River
    Authors: Adelia C Kittrell and Curtis A Houston
    Publisher: Woodruff County Historical Society, 2006 from 1978 copyright P.O. Box 557 McCory, Arkansas 72101