Ruffin Frank Barber1

#8798, b. 20 Sep 1918, d. 29 Mar 1969
Last Edited:8 Nov 2014
FatherThomas Benjamin Barber2 b. 25 Jul 1879, d. 18 Jul 1967
MotherMarie Agnes Rivette2 b. 7 Aug 1889, d. 12 Dec 1971
Relationship7th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthRuffin Frank Barber was born on 20 Sep 1918, apparently at home at 1195 Laurel at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.2
Census1920, sonRuffin Barber (given age 1 4/12) was enumerated as a son of Thomas B Barber (given age 44) on the 1920 Census, living at 317 Eighth Street at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.3
Census1930, sonRuffin Barber (given age 11) was enumerated as a son of Thomas Barber (given age 50) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 2610 Fifteenth Street at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX. He attended school.4
Census1940, sonRuffin Barber (given age 21) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Thomas B Barber (given age 60), living at 2610 15th Street at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX. He had completed two years of college, and was attending school. He was noted as absent on the census.5
MilitaryRuffin Frank Barber enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on 18 Mar 1942 at Houston, Harris County, TX. His enlistment was for the duration of the war plus six months. At that time, he stated he had three years of college education. He was single with no dependents, and was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and 179 pounds.6,7
Death, InformantHe was the informant on the death certificate of his father, Thomas Benjamin Barber, who died on 18 Jul 1967 at St. Mary's Hospital at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.8
DeathRuffin Frank Barber died at age 50 on 29 Mar 1969 in Pinellas County, FL.1,6,9
BurialHe was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Arlington County, VA. His grave is located in Section 51, site 2702.6,9

Citations:

  1. [S828] State of Florida, Office of Vital Records, FL, USA. Death index. Online at http://www.ancestry.com. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  2. [S1015] TX. Jefferson County. Birth certificate.
  3. [S423] 1920 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  4. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  5. [S805] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  6. [S284] Ancestry.com. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  7. [S302] Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  8. [S1077] Death certificate for Thomas B Barber. Online Jefferson.
  9. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com