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Ruben Ernest "Ruby" Cornelius
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1909
Zephyr
Brown County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1967
Zephyr
Brown County
Texas, USA

Ruby was the sixth child of Walter R. Cornelius and Jessie K. Locke. He married Minnie "Muncie" K. Bell December 10, 1931 in Comanche County Texas.

Uncle Ruby lived on the old Cornelius homeplace just outside Zephyr where he farmed. Ruby was also an excellent mechanic and had his own work shop. I remember him as being a big tease.

1910 Brown County TX, ED 103, Sh 4A: Walter Cornelius, 29, AL; Jessie, 26, TX; Milford, 9, TX; Silas, 7, TX; Beulah. 6, TX; Solomon, 4, TX; Noah, 2, TX; Rueben, 7/12, TX.

1920 Brown Co., TX, ED 11, Sh 4A: Mrs. Jessie Cornelius, 35 F; Milford, 19 M, Silas, 17 M; Solomon, 13 M; Noah, 11 M; Ruby, 9 1/12 M; Roland, 7 3/12 M; Oland, 7 3/12 M; Darwin, 5 6/12 M; Vonnie, 2 3/12 M; M.A., 70 M AL (Moses Andrew).

1930 Brown Co., TX, ED 15, Sh 10A: Jessie Corneloius, 46, TX; Ruby, 20, TX; Rowland, 17, TX; Oland, 17, TX; Darwin, 15, TX.

1940 Brown Co., TX: Ruby E. Cornelius, 38, TX; Minnie K., 28, TX; Ernest W., 6, TX; Joyce L., 2, TX

Funeral for Rubey Ernest Cornelius, 57, of Zephyr will be at 2 P.M. Wednesday in Zephyr Methodist Church with burial in Zephyr Cemetary. The Rev. Don Kelly will officiate. Davis-Morris Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Cornelius died at 1 A.M. today [10 Jan 1967] after a brief illness. Born Sept. 4, 1909 in Zephyr, he was a farmer and mechanic. He married Minnie Bell in Comanche Dec 10, 1931.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Wayne Cornelius of Brownwood; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Singleton of Rankin and Miss Jo Etta Cornelius of Zephyr; four brothers, A.M. (Shorty) Cornelius of Brownwood, Solomon of Garland, Darvin (sic) of Brady and Roland of Blythe, Calif; his mother, Mrs. Jesse Cornelius of Zephyr, and five grandchildren."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter R. Cornelius (1880 - 1918)
  Jessie K. Locke Cornelius (1884 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Minnie K. Bell Cornelius (1911 - 2003)
 
 Children:
  Ernest Wayne Cornelius (1933 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Milford Cornelius (1900 - 1969)*
  Silas Cornelius (1902 - 1958)*
  Beaulah Cornelius (1904 - 1911)*
  Solomon Cornelius (1906 - 1985)*
  Noah Cornelius (1907 - 1951)*
  Ruben Ernest Cornelius (1909 - 1967)
  Olen Cornelius (1912 - 1952)*
  Rolen Henry Cornelius (1912 - 1971)*
  Walter Darwin Cornelius (1915 - 1987)*
  Vaughn Ray Cornelius (1917 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zephyr Cemetery
Zephyr
Brown County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Johnny Egger
Record added: Nov 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10005927
Ruben Ernest Ruby Cornelius
Added by: Eugene Cornelius
 
Ruben Ernest Ruby Cornelius
Added by: Eugene Cornelius
 
Ruben Ernest Ruby Cornelius
Added by: Eugene Cornelius
 
 
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Rest in Peace.
- Johnny Egger
 Added: Nov. 17, 2009
 
 
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