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Bennett, Ruby D.
MAIDEN NAME: Lyday AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 30 Aug 1914 DIED: 14 Jan 1994 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Hoskins, Benton Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Byron A. Lyday & Lucinda Blevins md 25 Feb 1899, Dickinson co, Kansas

Parents are buried in Oak Lawn Memorial Park in Corvallis

1920 OR CENSUS - Ruby Lyday, age 5, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Byron, age 40, occupation RR shop machinist, b. Kansas, and Lucinda, age 39, b. Kansas, along with Orrin, age 19, b. Kansas, and Arthurm, age 15, b. Kansas. 

1930 OR CENSUS – Ruby D. Lyday (15y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Byron A. (51y, b Kansas, married at age 20y, occupation machinist) and Lucinda (50y, b Kansas, married at age 19y)

MARRIAGE - Ruby Lyday married Kenneth Bennett 6 Sep 1936 in Benton Co., Oregon (Bk 10 pg 574a).

1940 OR CENSUS – Ruby D. Bennett (25y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband Kenneth M. (26y, b Oregon, occupation lumber mill work) daughter Orine K. (5m, b Oregon) and her parents, Byron Lyday (61y, b Kansas, occupation railroad mechanic) and Lucinda Lyday (60y, b Kansas); family was living in same place in 1935


OSBH DC (Benton County 1994) #94-01972


Ruby Bennett, Aug 30, 1914-Jan 14, 1994

Ruby D. Bennett of Pedee died Jan 14 in a Corvallis care center. She was 79. She was born in Hoskins to Byron and Lucinda Blevins Lyda. She married Kenneth Bennett on Sept 6, 1936 in Hoskins. They spent most of their lives in the Corvallis, Pedee and Monmouth areas. She had been a cook at Western Oregon State College, retiring in 1979. A member of the Pedee Memorial Evangelical Church, she enjoyed reading and embroidery. Her husband died on Feb 7, 1988. Survivors include her sons, Pete of Monmouth and Charles of Everett, Wash; daughter, Michelle Mahana of Philomath; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were held Jan 17 in the Dallas Mortuary Chapel with interment in the Womer Cemetery in Pedee. Contributions may be made to the Philomath Boy Scouts in care of the mortuary.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, January 19, 1994, 4B


Ruby D. Bennett
1914 - 1994
In Peace


Saucy Survey & Photographs

Dickinson Co, Kansas, Marriage Records

1920 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Kings Valley, ED 11, sheet 3A) 

1930 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Hoskins, ED 21, sheet 1B)

Benton Co., OR Marriages 1850-1945

1940 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Hoskins/Kings Valley, ED 2-17, sheet 4A)

IO, 19 Jan 1994, 4B 


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