Margaret Brinker

31 March 1792–16 March 1870 (Age 78)
Hamilton Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 4 sons and 10 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
Daniel Rugh
1812–1825
Susannah Rugh
1834–1834
Susanna Rugh
1814–1869
Peter Rugh
1816–1870
Caroline Rugh
1817–1854
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
Margaret Henrietta Rugh
1832–1925
Esther Sybilla Rugh
1834–1869

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1808
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    Daniel Rugh

    Male1812–1825Male

    Susanna Rugh

    Female1814–1869Female

    Peter Rugh

    Male1816–1870Male

    Caroline Rugh

    Female1817–1854Female

    Female1819–1897Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Jacob Brinker

    Male1780–1781Male

    Johan George Brinker

    Male1781–1859Male

    Anna Brinker

    Female1784–1814Female

    Henry Brinker

    Male1788–1851Male

    Female1792–1870Female

+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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Rugh in household of Jacob Rugh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Rugh in household of Peter Rugh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaretta in entry for Lucinda Ruch, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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