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  1. #1
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    CA: Rutherford, Vernon; 96-2497JS Age:78; died 1996

    http://www.unclaimedpersons.com/Coro...ge=4&ItemNo=51

    New Case Website Link http://web.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/uncl...ess=&ItemNo=51

    Case Number:
    96-2497JS

    Rutherford, Vernon Age: 78 / DOB: | Also Known As:
    Physical Description:
    Height: | Weight: | Eye: Hair: | Scars/Marks/Tattoos:
    Last Known Residence:
    1850 N. Waterman Ave., San Bernardino, CA , ,
    Place of Death / Date Discovered / Place of Birth | State:
    Place of Death: San Bernardino, CA | Start/End Date: | Place of Birth: WI
    Last edited by windstorm; 06-28-2015 at 08:20 PM. Reason: New link

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    California Death Index

    Name: Vernon Rutherford
    Social Security #:
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 22 May 1917
    Birth Place: Wisconsin
    Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
    Death Place: San Bernardino
    Mother's Maiden Name: Minton

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    Social Security Death Index

    Name: Vernon K. Rutherford
    SSN: 387-XXXXXXX
    Last Residence: 92392 Victorville, San Bernardino, California, United States of America
    Born: 22 May 1917
    Died: 30 Apr 1996
    State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951)

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    Previous addresses:

    Vernon K Rutherford 22 May 1917 16950 Jasmine St Apt 23, Victorville, CA, 92395-5704 (1993)

    Vernon K Rutherford 22 May 1917 450 N G St, San Bernardino, CA, 92410-3222

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    Here he is in the 1920 census:

    Head George Rutherford M 25 Wisconsin
    Wife Irma R Rutherford F 25 Wisconsin
    Son Vernon K Rutherford M 2 Wisconsin
    Aunt Mary A Van Doren F 71 New York

    In 1940, he is in the Nebraska State Penitentiary and Hospital.

    For some reason, I cannot find him or his parents in 1930, so I can't find information on any siblings...

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    If the above is our gentleman in 1920 census, here he is in 1930:

    Name: Victor Eby
    Gender: Male
    Birth Year: abt 1904
    Birthplace: Canada
    Race: White
    Home in 1930: Presque Isle, Vilas, Wisconsin
    Map of Home: View map
    Marital Status: Married
    Immigration Year: 1921
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Erma Eby
    Father's Birthplace: Canada
    Mother's Birthplace: Canada

    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Victor Eby 26
    Erma Eby 32
    Vernon Ruthford 12

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    Here is info. on his probable mother:

    Social Security Death Index


    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current about Irma Eby
    Name: Irma Eby
    SSN: 389-XXXXXXX
    Last Residence: 54501 Rhinelander, Oneida, Wisconsin, USA
    Born: 29 Jan 1895
    Last Benefit: 54501 Rhinelander, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States of America
    Died: Nov 1977
    State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951)


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    This is her birth (note same birth date as on SSDI and birth name Minton, as on Vernon's CA Death Index)


    Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908 about Irma Ruth Minton
    Name: Irma Ruth Minton
    Birth Date: 29 Jan 1895
    Birth Place: Waupaca, Wisconsin
    Gender: Female
    Father's Name: Alfred Edmond Minton
    Mother's Name: Harriet Martha Rice
    FHL Film Number: 1305605

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    There is a distant relative on Ancestry trees, but they probably do not know of Unclaimed's existence...

    Tree owner = Owner: lseverin55

    I think I can find other living relatives

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    Here is the father of the Unclaimed as a boy:

    1900 Census

    Name: George Rutherford
    Age: 6
    Birth Date: Apr 1894
    Birthplace: Wisconsin
    Home in 1900: Pelican, Oneida, Wisconsin
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's Name: Charles Rutherford
    Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
    Mother's Name: Kittie Rutherford
    Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Charles Rutherford 35
    Kittie Rutherford 30
    Henry Rutherford 9
    Mary Rutherford 7
    George Rutherford 6 <--------
    Lizzie Rutherford 4
    Nellie Rutherford 2
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    WWI Draft Registration


    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about George R Rutherford
    Name: George R Rutherford
    County: Vilas
    State: Wisconsin
    Birthplace: Wisconsin,United States of America
    Birth Date: 21 Apr 1895
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Age:


    Source Citation: Registration State: Wisconsin; Registration County: Vilas; Roll: 1674997.

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    So it looks like Vernon was born to George and Irma, George later died and Irma remarried Victor in around 1929.

    As far as I can see, Vernon was an only child, and Victor and Irma did not have any further children either.

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    Name: Vernon Kenneth Rutherford
    [Vernon K Rutherford]
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 22 May 1917
    Birth Place: Winegar, Wisconsin
    Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
    Father: George Rutherford
    Mother: Irma R Minton
    Type of Claim: Original SSN.
    Notes: Jun 1938: Name listed as VERNON KENNETH RUTHERFORD; 23 May 1996: Name listed as VERNON K RUTHERFORD
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    I found this on a site I don't have a subscription to so can't see more:
    Mildred Elenor Rutherford (born Russell), 1923 - 2004
    Mildred Elenor Rutherford (born Russell) was born in 1923.
    Mildred married Vernon Kenneth Rutherford. (I do not know if this is the correct Vernon Kenneth Rutherford or not)
    Vernon was born in 1918.
    They had one child.
    Mildred passed away in 2004, at age 81.
    __________

    Vernon was in prison in Nebraska in 1940 for forgery (and was listed as a transient), and he was writing bad checks in Hurley WI and Wakefield MI in 1947. Then I find nothing until his death.




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