Aaron Ruse Sr.

about 1762–3 March 1850 (Age 88)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Aaron

Aaron Ruse Sr. was born about 1762, in Virginia, United States. He married Ruth Phillips on 25 March 1786, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1840. He registered for military service in 1820. He died on 3 March 1850, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Laurel Hill, Athens, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Ruse Sr.
1762–1850
Ruth Phillips
1768–1844
Marriage: 25 March 1786
Aaron Ruse Jr
1785–1855
Sally Ruse
1791–1825
Andrew Ruse
1803–1864
Nancy Ruse
1809–
Mary Polly Ruse
1812–1849
Edmond Ruse
1793–1837
Thomas Ruse
1796–1823
John Ruse
1799–1878
William Milton Ruse
1802–1884
Jesse Ruse
1806–1876
Ruth Ruse
1811–1880

Spouse and Children

    Male1762–1850Male

    Ruth Phillips

    Female1768–1844Female

MARRIAGE
25 March 1786
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Aaron Ruse Jr

    Male1785–1855Male

    Female1791–1825Female

    Edmond Ruse

    Male1793–1837Male

    Thomas Ruse

    Male1796–1823Male

    Male1799–1878Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 18

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 24

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Rouse .2 German: variant of Reusse ( see Reuss 1).3 Probably also an Americanized form of Czech Rus ‘Russian’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Aaron Ruse, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Aaron Ruse, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Aaron Ruse, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

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