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Family of Ruby CHASE and James BROWN (early and mid-20th cent.)
Posted by: William Muller (ID *****3372) Date: April 08, 2009 at 19:47:45
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Seeking information on the family of Ruby CHASE and James BROWN. Ruby Chase was the daughter of Newton Asbury Chase and Carrie Elsie LESLIE. Ruby was born about 1902 in Minnesota or Colorado and apparently married James Brown sometime in the 1920s.

Ruby Chase is a 3 X great granddaughter of Alexander NEGLEY (1734-1809) of Pittsburgh, PA and would have been my 4th cousin. I am working on a project to identify the descendants of Alexander Negley.

Ruby and James had three daughters: Arvilla Brown, b. 1926 (m. Ben FRY); Lois Brown, b. 1927; and Beverly Brown, b. 1929 (m. Neal JACKSON).

I have been unable to identify either Ben Fry or Neal Jackson in the U.S. Census.

I have been unable to identify the family in the 1930 census, but Ruby Chase was listed with her parents in Duele Co., Neb. In the 1910 and 1920 census. A more detailed report on Ruby and her family is shown below.

Willing to share information.

Bill Muller
muller1938@yahoo

Descendants of Ruby L. Chase

Generation No. 1

       1. Ruby L.3 Chase (Newton Asbury2, John Willard1)1,2 was born Oct 31, 1902 in CO2. She married James Brown3.

Notes for James Brown:
Could not identify in the U.S. Census.

Marriage Notes for Ruby Chase and James Brown:
Could not find the family in the 1930 census.

       
Children of Ruby Chase and James Brown are:
+       2       i.       Arvilla4 Brown, born Oct 04, 1926 in Neb.
       3       ii.       Lois Brown3, born Nov 24, 1927.

Notes for Lois Brown:
Could not identify in the U.S. Census.

+       4       iii.       Beverly Brown, born Feb 12, 1929.


Generation No. 2

       2. Arvilla4 Brown (Ruby L.3 Chase, Newton Asbury2, John Willard1)3 was born Oct 04, 1926 in Neb. She married Ben Fry3. He was born 1925.

Notes for Arvilla Brown:
Could not identify in the U.S. Census.
       
Children of Arvilla Brown and Ben Fry are:
       5       i.       Thomas5 Fry3, born Feb 06, 1946.
       6       ii.       Debra Fry3, born Jul 07, 1950.


       4. Beverly4 Brown (Ruby L.3 Chase, Newton Asbury2, John Willard1)3 was born Feb 12, 1929. She married Neal Jackson3.

Notes for Beverly Brown:
Could not identify in the U.S. Census.
       
Child of Beverly Brown and Neal Jackson is:
       7       i.       James5 Jackson3, born Oct 28, 1948.



Endnotes

1. U.S. Census, 1910 for Chappell, Deuel Co., Neb. (ED 111, p. 1A), "Electronic."
2. U.S. Census, 1920 for Chappell, Deuel Co., Neb. (ED 119, p. 17A), "Electronic."
3. OUR FAMILY TREE: Leslie . . . Negley families.


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