Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday - Ruth Mooney Roberts

At Rest
Ruth Mooney Roberts
and infant
Wife and son of
Edwin Roberts
1897 - 1927

Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Webster County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 13 July 2016.

Ruth Mooney, age 12,  appears on the 1910 Webster County census in the household of S.D. and Norah Mooney.  In 1920, Ruth is in a household headed by Nora Mooney, a 47-year-old widow. Four children younger than Ruth were also in the household.

According to Ruth's death certificate #17984 from Montgomery County,  Ohio, she was born 7 October 1897 in Dixon, Kentucky and died 25 March 1927 at St. Ann's Hospital in Dayton. Her father is listed as Samuel Mooney, also born Dixon, Kentucky. Her mother was  "unknown."  Ruth's husband was listed as William Edwin Roberts, who was also the informant for the death certificate.[1]

[1] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953, FamilySearch, digital image, https://familysearch.org/, accessed 13 Aug 2016.

Published 15 November 2016, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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