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Olga L Ruff Carter
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1900
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1995
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Olga R. Carter is listed in the 1930 census in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. She is age 30, born in Iowa, and lists her 1st marriage at age 28. She is a music teacher in a music studio. 1n 1940, she and her husband, Murry, are still in Portland, Oregon. She is age 40 and lists her occupation as a teacher and piano accompanist in her home and studio. Her place of birth is still listed as Iowa.

The 1900 census for Julien, Dubque County, Iowa, lists Olga Ruff as age 3 months, born in February 1900 in Iowa. Her parents were Ferdinan and Amelia Ruff, both born in Germany, and there are two other children in the family, Amelia, age 10 born in Germany, and Ernest, age 4 born in Iowa. In 1910, the family had moved to Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon and Olga's mother is listed as a widow. Olga was 10 years old. Her brother, Ernest is also listed but her sister, Amelia, is not listed with the family.

In 1920, Olga's mother, Amelia, married again. Her new husband is Adolph Reider, listed as born in Switzerland. On this census, Amelia is listed as born in Switzerland instead of Germany. The family is living in Portland, Oregon. Olga L. Ruff [her middle initial has been added here] and her brother Ernest F. Ruff are in the same household, listed as step-daughter and step-son. Olga's occupation is music teacher in the home, and Ernest is a wireless operator on a merchant ship.

The marriage of Murry D. Carter and Olga Ruff was on 25 September 1928, in Multnomah County, Oregon.

The Oregon Death Index shows Olga's date of birth as 1 February 1900 and date of death as 28 December 1995.

[Note: In 1920 Olga is listed as Olga L. Ruff. The letter "R" is also used as her middle initial in other, later records. The letter "R" might be used to reference her maiden name, as was sometimes the practice for married women.]
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Murry Donivan Carter (1899 - 1989)
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Park
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section: Indoor Mausoleum, Ivy Corridor. Crypt.
 
Created by: Jan Fenter
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100816140
Olga L <i>Ruff</i> Carter
Added by: Jan Fenter
 
Olga L <i>Ruff</i> Carter
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Olga L <i>Ruff</i> Carter
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