Albert Gibbs Ruan

b. 15 October 1894, d. 29 May 1925
  • Albert Gibbs Ruan was born on 15 October 1894 in Georgia.
  • John Gibbs Ruan and Rebecca Tinsley appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, at First Street. Other members of the household included Albert Gibbs Ruan, Rebecca Tinsley Ruan, John Gibbs Ruan Jr., Sidney Ruan and Mary Elizabeth Ruan.
  • The following appeared on 11 August 1906 in The Macon Daily Telegraph: (Bibb County) Fleming D. Tinsley, having applied for letters of guardianship for the person and property of Albert G. Ruan. This is, therefore, to notify all persons interested that his application will be heard on the first Monday in September, 1906. C. M. Wiley, Ordinary.
  • Fleming Davies Tinsley and Martha Rodman Ruan appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, at 901 Whitaker Street. Other members of the household included Albert Gibbs Ruan. Albert was the orphaned son of Fleming's sister Rebecca and Martha's brother John.
  • The following appeared on 24 June 1910 in The Marietta Journal and Courier: (Smyrna) Mrs. Fleming Tinsley, of Savannah, is visiting the Misses Ruan, on Atlanta avenue. Mr. Albert Ruan, who is attending school in Savannah, is home on vacation.
  • The following appeared on 25 August 1916 in The Marietta Journal: Miss Eliza Ruan died Sunday and was carried to Macon for interment by Mr. Fleming Tinsley and Mr. Albert Ruan.
  • Albert Gibbs Ruan registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Cobb County, Georgia, while single and living in Smyrna, employed by Livingston Cotton Company in Atlanta as a cotton weigher.
  • Albert Gibbs Ruan died on 29 May 1925 at age 30 in Smyrna, Cobb County, Georgia.
  • He was interred at Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.
  • The following appeared in a local newspaper: Albert Gibbs Ruan, 29 years of age, who was born and reared in Macon, died at Smyrna, Ga., Saturday afternoon. The body will be brought to Macon on the 11:55 o'clock train on the Central of Georgia Railway this morning and the funeral services will take place immediately after the arrival of the funeral party at Christ Episcopal Church.
         Mr. Ruan was a son of the late John G. Ruan, of this city. He is survived by three brothers, John, Addison and Sidney Ruan, and Mrs. Reba Starr, of New York City.
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2012