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Rufus F. Darby with Wife Louise Kelly

Rufus F. Darby with Wife Louise Kelly

Sephen RICHARDSON (View posts)
Posted: 5 Jan 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: DARBY, KELLY
I have been looking 10 years for the father and mother of Rufus F. Darby, listed on the 1910 Census in Delaware County Indiana with wife Louise Kelly as being born in West Virginia in 1870. Please help if you can.

Re: Rufus F. Darby with Wife Louise Kelly

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
Passport application received by bureau of Naturalization 24 Sep 1920, issued by Dept of State 28 Sep 1920 (It may be Passport 95019, but may not.]
He states
Born 26 Sep 1870 in Walker/Walker's Station, WV
Father Wm Darby, now dead, b. Ohio.
Father lived in the USA continuously from 1839 - 1875.
Rufus is currently living in Fredonia, Kansas, occ. Broker
Going to Mexico City, Oaxaca and Tampico "to inspect property which I am interested in".

On the next page, Fannie Fitch, formerly Fannie Darby, of Belpre, Washington, Ohio, tells a notary that she and her former husband, William Darby were married and had a son, Rufus F Darby, 26 Sep 1870 in Walkers Station, WV, and when last heard from was in San Antonio.

Ancestry.com reference: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 > 1920 > Roll 1370 - Certificates: 95000-95375, 28 Sep 1920-29 Sep 1920 > 46


http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx
has Felton R born 6 Sep 1870 in Wood County to Wm M Darby and Mary C. The Ancestry.com WV Births index has him born then with mother Elizabeth. WV Archives has the original image. There's a Wm M who marries Mary Smith in Kanawha Co in 1862 on http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx

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