Margaret Brinker

31 March 1792–16 March 1870 (Age 77)
Hamilton Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Brinker was born on 31 March 1792, in Hamilton Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Brinker Sr., was 34 and her mother, Margaret Weiss, was 37. She married Jacob Peter Rugh in 1808, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 14 daughters. She died on 16 March 1870, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hillview Cemetery, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Peter Rugh
1791–1852
Margaret Brinker
1792–1870
Marriage: 1808
Dorothea Rugh
1811–1825
Susannah Rugh
about 1834–about 1834
Daniel Rugh
1812–1825
Daniel
1813–1825
Susanna Rugh
1814–1869
Susanna Rugh
1815–1817
Peter Rugh
1816–1870
Caroline Rugh
1817–1854
Caroline Elizabeth RUGH
1818–1886
Maria Magdalen Rugh
1819–1897
Anna Margaret Rugh
1821–1895
Hanna B. Rugh
1823–1885
Sarah Elizabeth Rugh
1825–1919
Jacob Welty Rugh
1828–1912
Rugh
1830–
Lucinda Rugh
1830–1912
Lucinda Ruch
1830–
Margaret Henrietta Rugh
1832–1925
Esther Sybilla Rugh
about 1834–1869

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1808Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (19)

    +14 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 20
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 27
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: topographic name from Brink , the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brink

    Sources (31)

    • Margaretta Ruch in entry for Lucinda Ruch, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Margaret Rugh in household of Jacob Rugh, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Rugh in household of Peter Rugh, "United States Census, 1860"

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