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Ruark Family

Don Snow (View posts)
Posted: 15 Sep 1999 9:26AM GMT
Looking for info about Walter W. born Feb 12 1882 Arkansas and James K. Ruark born Sept 12 1876 Arkansas. Brothers to my Grandfather. Walter married Laura Lucas, Moved to Ok then to Calif. James married Arlena Gentry moved to Ok. Dates taken from their Mother's Bible. Cordelia E. Jackson Ruark Vanderpool. Any cousins out there? Would love to exchange info.

Could we be related???

Kevin Gene Ruark (View posts)
Posted: 6 Oct 1999 1:04PM GMT
Hi I'm from Vancouver Wa. Originaly from Albany Ore. My family originated in the Lewiston Idaho area. My grandfather was Lester (Babe) Ruark. He had several brothers but i cant remember all their names, here are a few, by the way their all deceased:
Arthur, Ray, Chester(?), Floyd, and more.
Sisters: Lula, Cora, and more

Gene Leslie Ruark is my father and resides in Albany, Or. His brother Verle D. Ruark (deceased) His sisters June Slaton, and Janice Lauinger, both in Albany, Or.

This is interesting to me, Ruark is an uncommon name and somehow I think we are all related in some way or another. Please contact me if i can help in any other way!!

Ruark/Lucas

Posted: 19 Nov 1999 4:59AM GMT
Edited: 8 Aug 2001 2:50PM GMT
Hello Don,
Laura May LUCAS who married Walter William RUARK is my g-aunt. Laura was born 21 July 1882 in Carthage Jasper Co MO to William Harrison LUCAS and Oriella Harriett ATCHISON
She married Walter William RUARK son of William Columbus RUARK and Cordilla E. JACKSON 29 Aug., 1905 Eureka Spring Caroll Co AR. According to my aunt they had 3 childern Eunice, Russell, and Everett. Family has told me that Laura and Walter died in Garden Grove CA. I have not been able as of yet to find out where they are buried. This is all the info I have on these 2. I know it's not much but I hope it helps you.

Ruarks

Don Snow (View posts)
Posted: 19 Nov 1999 9:46AM GMT
We could very well be related. So sorry I did not get the message that you had posted.
Janet posted about Walter and Laura and I found your message. as I live in Portland,OR
I will give you a call, as I found you phone number on the post.
Mrs Don Snow

Ruark

Don Snow (View posts)
Posted: 19 Nov 1999 10:06AM GMT
Thank you for the reply and the information about the children of Walter and Laura Lucas
RUARK. Do you have any info about a Alice Thelma Ruark 25 Feb 1907 born to WalterW, Ruark and Laura Lucas in Cassville, Barry, Missouri. Married Earl Leon Radford in Picker Oklahoma. Is this the same Walter W.Ruark and Laura Lucas Ruark? I found this in the LDS search.
Thanks for the help. Don

Ancestors of my husband, James Lewis Ruark, Jr.

DIANE Case Ruark (View posts)
Posted: 9 Jul 2000 3:09PM GMT
My husband James Lewis Ruark,Jr. b. 2-2-45
His father James Lewis Ruark, Sr. b. 12-24-1921,his father was Ivory Louis Ruark from
Lewis county Ky. Would like information about family.

Ruarks from Lewis County

Posted: 25 Sep 2000 10:34PM GMT
Edited: 8 Apr 2002 11:32PM GMT
My Ruark family is from Lewis County. John Lewis Ruark who was born abt 1872 was my great grandfather, he was married to Annie Penrod in 1893. Do these names sound familiar?

Finding my Cousins

Karen Marie Ruark (Simmons) (View posts)
Posted: 13 Mar 2001 8:54PM GMT
I live in Texas now but my Father Was Veron Ray Ruark he had two brothers and one sister.
Corky and Jim...We livd in Crittenen Ky when I was very small if you are any relation please e-mail me back OK

Finding my Cousins

Karen Marie Ruark (Simmons) (View posts)
Posted: 13 Mar 2001 8:55PM GMT
I live in Texas now but my Father Was Vernon Ray Ruark he had two brothers and one sister.
Corky and Jim...and Virginia, We livd in Crittenen Ky when I was very small if you are any relation please e-mail me back OK

James Ruark

Janet Byrum (View posts)
Posted: 6 Apr 2001 6:44PM GMT
James Ruark had a son named Rudy. Rudy Ruark is my grandfather. He married Rita Poynor from Berryville, Ar. They lived in Vinita, Ok. They had 2 children, Jerry and Mary Helen. I have acess to a great deal more information should you want it.
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