Mary Lillian Rugg

21 August 1860–
Compton, Coaticook, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary Lillian

When Mary Lillian Rugg was born on 21 August 1860, in Compton, Coaticook, Quebec, Canada, her father, Lorenza Dow Rugg, was 44 and her mother, Martha Emeline Draper, was 40. She married Frank Coulam on 1 October 1884, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years.

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Frank Coulam
Mary Lillian Rugg
Marriage: 1 October 1884
Elizabeth E. Coulam
Harold Frank Coulam

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 3
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 36
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

South German:1. ( Rügg ): from the popular medieval personal name Rüegg, a reduced form of Rudiger . 2. variant of Ruck 1, 2.

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

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Sources (14)

  • Mary Rugg in household of Horace D Rugg, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary S Coulam in household of Frank Coulam, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary in entry for Harold Y. Conlam, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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