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Ruby Esther Bingaman
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Birth: 1909
Kansas, USA
Death: May 11, 1925
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Ruby was the daughter of Edward F. & Maude G. (Fryman) Bingaman.

News Item 1 of 3:
TRAIN STRIKES ROSALIA GIRL; IS BADLY HURT
Miss Ruby Bingham, age 15, school girl who lives on a rural route out of Rosalia was seriously injured at Stoneham Station six miles south of Rosalia on the Spokane & Inland Empire electric line when an auto in which she and two other girls were riding was struck by an electric train bound from Colfax to Spokane early today. She is believed to have suffered a fractured skull.
The other girls, Millie and Rachel Norris, received a severe shaking up, but were not believed to be seriously hurt. According to Motorman Chesley Clark of the local freight, he had no chance to stop as the auto drove onto the track ahead the train. Conductor James Drough--, after conferring with the Inland officials, ordered the injured girl placed on
the caboose and the train made a special run to [----------], arriving here at 10 a.m. The girl is a patient at the Sacred Heart Hospital under the care of Dr. E. L. Roger, company physician.
SOURCE:
"Train Strikes Rosalia Girl; Is Badly Hurt"; Spokane Daily Chronicle (Fireside Edition). Spokane, Washington; Tuesday, May 11, 1925 (p1c1).

News Item 2 of 3:
DEATHS—BINGAMAN, Ruby passed away May 11 at the Sacred Heart Hospital, age 14 years. She had been a resident of Rosalia, Wash. and is survived by her father, Fred Bingaman of Corfu, Wash.; two sisters, Miss Wanda Bingaman of Spokane and Mrs. Ruth Abey of Cocalalla, Idaho, and two brothers, Harold of Corfu and Oliver of Spokane. The deceased is at Smith & Co., Mortuary.
SOURCE:
"Deaths—Bingaman, Ruby"; Spokane Daily Chronicle (Fireside Edition). Spokane, Washington; Tuesday, May 12, 1925 (p16c7-8).

News Item 3 of 3:
Funeral is Set for Train Victim
Funeral services will be held tomorrow in Spokane for Miss Ruby Bingaman, 14, who was killed when a train hit the auto in which she was riding near Rosalia Monday. The Rev. Ralph Milton will officiate and interment will be in Greenwood.
Miss Bingaman is survived by her father, Fred Bingaman of Corfu, Wash.; two sisters, Miss Wanda Bingaman of Spokane and Mrs. Ruth Abey of Cocalalla, Idaho, and two brothers, Harold of Corfu and Oliver of Spokane.
SOURCE:
"Funeral is Set for Train Victim"; Spokane Daily Chronicle (Fireside Edition). Spokane, Washington; Wednesday, May 13, 1925 (p14c7).

 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Fredrick Bingaman (1873 - 1944)
  Maud Gertrude Fryman Bingaman (1879 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Jack Black (1901 - 1980)*
  Oliver Roosevelt Bingaman (1902 - 1981)*
  Ruth May Bingaman Abey (1906 - 1942)*
  Wanda Leona Bingaman Jensen (1908 - 1987)*
  Ruby Esther Bingaman (1909 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
RUBY / BINGAMAN / 1909 / 1925


 
Note: Narrow white marble slab, once upright, now flat
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Kevin Bingaman
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70898058
Ruby Esther Bingaman
Added by: Sue Tanner
 
Ruby Esther Bingaman
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Miriam
 
 
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In memory-- rest in peace; from your greatgrand-nephew
- Kevin Bingaman
 Added: Aug. 12, 2012
 
 
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