Ruby Elizabeth Shepard

Female 1904 - 1999  (95 years)


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  • Name Ruby Elizabeth Shepard  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 19 Apr 1904  Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Maternal DNA Haplotype J2b1a : found in western Europe and Russia  [7
    Race Negro  [2
    Reference Number 102 
    Residence 1910  Otter Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 25; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 30 Apr 1999  Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 4 May 1999  Stewart Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I102  Families

    Father Charles Frederic Shepard,   b. 6 Aug 1879, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1948, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Luetta M. Roberts,   b. 21 Apr 1883, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1951, Fontanet, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Not Married 
    Family ID F317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Lindsey Cooper,   b. 11 Apr 1894, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1985, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1922  Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Lindsey Cooper, Jr,   b. 16 Aug 1923, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1995, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     2. Richard Theron Cooper,   b. 3 Dec 1924, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1992, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. Edith Cooper,   b. 1930, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. O.B. Cooper
     5. Theodore 'Pete' Cooper,   b. 25 Apr 1921, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1963, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Adopted]  [natural]
     6. Idleleen May Cooper,   b. 18 Jul 1922, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1956, Brazil, Clay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [Adopted]  [natural]
    Photos
    Shepard Reunion 1946
    Shepard Reunion 1946
    Cooper, John and Ruby
    Cooper, John and Ruby
    photo by Carla Young
    Headstones
    Cooper, John & Ruby
    Cooper, John & Ruby
    John: Birth: Apr. 11, 1894 Death: Jan. 17, 1985
    Ruby: Birth: Apr. 19, 1904 Death: Apr. 30, 1999

    Inscription:
    Married Feb 17, 1922
    Marriage Records
    Cooper, John & Ruby E. Shepard
    Cooper, John & Ruby E. Shepard
    Vigo County Marriage Records
    Family ID F368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Niece,   b. 9 Mar 1896, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1965, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Never Married 
    Children 
     1. Theodore 'Pete' Cooper,   b. 25 Apr 1921, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1963, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [natural]
     2. Idleleen May Cooper,   b. 18 Jul 1922, Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1956, Brazil, Clay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1904 - Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Otter Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1922 - Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 25; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife - 1930 - Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1940 - Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1999 - Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 May 1999 - Stewart Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Ruth-Babe-Ruby
    Ruth-Babe-Ruby
    Ruth Russell Manuel, Clyde "Babe" Manuel Jr, Ruby Shepard Cooper
    Freddie Mae Malone - Ruby Cooper
    Freddie Mae Malone - Ruby Cooper
    photo from Russ & Vicky

    Death Records
    Cooper, Ruby Elizabeth Shepard
    Cooper, Ruby Elizabeth Shepard
    Death Certificate

    DNA Project
    <b>J2b1a</b> ● Maternal DNA Haplogroup of Larry Russell
    J2b1a ● Maternal DNA Haplogroup of Larry Russell
    You are are an inferred DNA test match cousin if you have not taken this test. This test shows the relationship with other testers who share this Maternal DNA Haplogroup.
    This is the inferred mtDNA of Panthea Harrison, her female ancestors, and female descendants.

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2012;;), Database online.
      Record for John Cooper


    2. [S160] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Lost Creek, Vigo, Indiana; Roll: 636; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0053; Image: 117.0; FHL microfilm: 2340371.
      Record for John Cooper

    3. [S269] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Ruby Elizabeth Shepard

    4. [S266] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for John Lindsey Cooper Jr

    5. [S266] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Theodore Cooper

    6. [S267] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;).
      Record for Idelien May Cooper

    7. [S255] 23andMe DNA, Larry D. Russell.
      Maternal DNA test results
      Haplogroup: J2b1a
      Ethnic Origin: Western Europe and Russia

    8. [S231] Stewart Lawn Cemetery (Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, USA) to James Otto Shepard, Cemetery Record Book, 2004, Ruby Cooper.
      South Side
      Row 4
      Grave 920
      Burial Date: 4 May 1999