Arthur Rube Lawrence

Arthur Rube Lawrence

Male 1917 - 2002  (84 years)

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  • Name Arthur Rube Lawrence  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 24 Dec 1917  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  South Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1930  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 22Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Military 17 Jul 1942  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    US Army enlistment 
    Military 30 Aug 1945  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returned to USA 
    Military 23 Oct 1945  Camp Atterbury, Johnson, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Honorable Discharge 
    Died 28 Jan 2002  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 30 Jan 2002  Piney Grove Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Obituary 31 Jan 2002  Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Obituary, The Mount Vernon Signal 
    Person ID I1  Eddie's Genealogy | Descendants of Edward Messer, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence, Descendants of John Cash
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2017 

    Father Robert Emzley Lawrence,   b. 11 Jan 1879, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1957, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ellen Spoonamore,   b. 16 Mar 1884, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1960  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1900  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hester Messer,   b. 23 May 1922, Knox, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 2005, Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1945  Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Dennis Wayne Lawrence,   b. 23 Jul 1951, Lincoln, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1996, Madison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Photos
    Rube and Hester (Messer) Lawrence
    Rube and Hester (Messer) Lawrence
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1917 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son - 1920 - South Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son - 1930 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 22Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1 Apr 1940 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - US Army enlistment - 17 Jul 1942 - Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1945 - Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 2002 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 2002 - Piney Grove Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Obituary, The Mount Vernon Signal - 31 Jan 2002 - Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Rube Lawrence
    Rube Lawrence
    Undated photo
    Rube Lawrence
    Rube Lawrence
    Late 1990's

    Documents
    Rube Lawrence obituary
    Rube Lawrence obituary

    Headstones
    Headstone of Rube Lawrence and Hester Messer Lawrence
    Headstone of Rube Lawrence and Hester Messer Lawrence

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1940; Census Place: Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: T627_1353; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 102-8 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S30] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1930; Census Place: Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: 773; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 899.0; FHL microfilm: 2340508 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S29] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S15] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1920; Census Place: South Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: T625_595; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 248; Image: 527 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S52] Find A Grave, (Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com.) (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S15] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1920; Census Place: South Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: T625_595; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 248; Image: 527 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S63] Fold3 Military Enlistment Records, Fold3.com, (Fold3.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Person:
      Rube Lawrence
      Level of Education: Grammar school
      Marital Status: Single, with dependents
      Birth: 1917 Kentucky

      World War II
      Branch: Army
      Enlistment Date: 17 Jul 1942
      Army Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Army Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Army Serial Number: 35462878
      Enlistment Place: Cincinnati Ohio
      Enlistment Term: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Source of Army Personnel: Civil Life

      Occupation:
      Unskilled transportation occupations, n.e.c.
      Race or Ethnicity: White
      Source Information: Box Number: 0944, Film Reel Number: 5.6

    8. [S57] The Mount Vernon Signal, 31 Jan 2002, p. A3, col. 1 (Reliability: 3).
      Rube A. Lawrence, 84, of Brodhead, died Monday, January 28, 2002 at his home. He was born on December 24, 1917 in Brodhead, the son of the late Robert E. and Ellen Spoonamore Lawrence. He was a retired farmer, and carpenter, a Veteran of WWII, and was a member of the Brodhead Baptist Church.

      Survivors are his wife, Hester Messer Lawrence of Brodhead; a son, Wendell Lawrence and wife Mary Ann of Danville, a daugher-in-law, Sharon and two grandchildren, Eddie Lawrence and wife, Melinda of Richmond and Misty Lawrence of Danville, two great grandchildren, Stephanie and Stacie Lawrence. He was preceeded in death by a son, Dennis Wayne Lawrence, two brothers, Herbert and Virgil Lawrence and five sisters, Ethel Owens, Ruth Shivel, Marguerite Cox, Addie Bradley and Elizabeth Evans.
      Services were Wednesday, January 30 at the Brodhead Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Whicker officiating. Burial was in the Piney Grove Cemetery.

      Arrangements were made by Watson Funeral Home.

      Pallbearers were Jim Cox, Harold Harris, Bobby Lawrence, Harold Owens, Russell Messer, Herbert Ray Lawrence, Mike Owens and Jeff Owens.

      Honorary pallbearers were his Sunday School class.

    9. [S36] Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900 [database on-line], Dodd, Jordan, comp, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), accessed 29 Jul 2016), Text only record: Marriage of Robert Emzley Lawrence and Ellen Spoonamore; Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S57] The Mount Vernon Signal, "Golden Anniversary Celebration," 16 Nov 1995, p. A-10, col. 2; digital images, Rockcastle County Public Library (http://www.rockcastlelibrary.org/ : accessed 1 Aug 2016), Mount Vernon Signal Online. (Reliability: 4).