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Ralph Elston Dubbs
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1867
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 7, 1943
Kimball
Kimball County
Nebraska, USA

Published in Banner County News Thursday, 6 May 1943 (Front Page)

Pioneer Resident InjuredRalph E Dubbs 75, a pioneer resident of Banner County was injured Tuesday AM while working on his ranch south east of Harrisburg. He was found in a semiconscious condition by Jigs Berryman who was working in a field nearby. Mr. Dubbs had left his farm house about 8 AM driving a team hitched to a harrow. He was found beneath the harrow. Two fence posts in a nearby fence were broken off. The team had broken loose from the harrow and indications were that he had been dragged about 50 feet. Mr. Berryman notified Dan Dubbs, a brother but more help had to be got. He was taken to hospital in Kimball where reports are he still is in an unconscious condition. Cared for by Mrs. Walter Brown (daughter Florence) who is a nurse. Other relatives notified a son James of San Diego who came by plane. Mr. Dubbs suffered skull fracture and fractures of the left leg between hip and knee.

Published in Banner County News Thursday, 13 May 1943 (Front Page)

Last Rites for PioneerLast rites for Ralph Dubbs, pioneer resident of Banner Co at Methodist Church in Kimball Sunday 2 PM with Rev. O. W. Law officiating. Injured May 4 while working on his farm in south Banner Co. he lived until Friday morning. He will be buried in Kimball Cemetery.Ralph E Dubbs was born Dec 11, 1867 Columbiana Co, Ohio. When a boy with his parents he came to Shelton, Nebraska where he lived until 1891 when he came to a homestead that is now a part of his farm in south Banner Co. now Lone Pine but formerly known as Heath Community. On March 3, 1895 he married Mare Leftrwich in Banner Co. The had 7 children born in Heath. Three children preceded him in death.A member of Trinity Methodist Church in Kimball, prior to coming to Banner Co, he was a member of Christian Church in Cameron, Nebraska. He served several years as Sunday school superintendent of Heath Area.He is survived by wife, Mary Dubbs of Hollywood, California, two sons, James of San Diego, California and Harry of Grants Pass Oregon-- two daughters, Kathryn Diehl of Vancouver, Washington and Florence Brown of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming-- five brothers John, Marion, Ray, Emmett of Shelton, Nebraska, and Dan of Kimball-- three sisters Inez Frazell of Shelton, Nebraska, Etta Rinderer of Chicago, and Mary Turney of Ault, Colorado and nine grandchildren.



Card of thanks printed in Banner County News Thursday 13 May 1943

Thanking all who cared Harry E Dubbs Mrs. Kathryn Diehl James Dubbs Mrs, Florence Brown Dan Dubbs 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wolfrom Dubbs (1842 - 1908)
  Mary Elizabeth Coy Dubbs (1845 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Leftwick Dubbs (1875 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Kathryn Harriet Dubbs Diehl (1899 - 1990)*
  James William Dubbs (1905 - 1970)*
  Philip Ralph Dubbs (1907 - 1924)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Dubbs (1911 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Bell Dubbs Ewing (1863 - 1923)*
  Luetta May Dubbs Rinderer (1866 - 1944)*
  Ralph Elston Dubbs (1867 - 1943)
  John Henry Dubbs (1868 - 1946)*
  George William Dubbs (1871 - 1871)*
  Elizabeth Dubbs Holden (1872 - 1931)*
  Mary Malinda Dubbs Turney (1873 - 1961)*
  Willard Fuller Dubbs (1876 - 1879)*
  Walter Coy Dubbs (1877 - 1917)*
  Marion Francis Dubbs (1880 - 1962)*
  Raymond Bird Dubbs (1883 - 1949)*
  Emmett Jacob Dubbs (1884 - 1958)*
  Florence Inez Dubbs Frazell (1888 - 1981)*
  Daniel Ivan Dubbs (1890 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kimball Cemetery
Kimball
Kimball County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: William Diehl
Record added: Aug 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41212611
Ralph Elston Dubbs
Added by: Jerry L. Lippincott
 
Ralph Elston Dubbs
Added by: William Diehl
 
Ralph Elston Dubbs
Added by: William Diehl
 
 
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- Bruce Wertz
 Added: Nov. 29, 2009
Rest in Peace Granddad
- William Diehl
 Added: Aug. 27, 2009
 
 
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