Margaret Brinker

Female31 March 1792–16 March 1870

Brief Life History 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 about 1811, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 12 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, Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Peter Rugh
Margaret Brinker
Marriage: about 1811
Dorothea Rugh
Susannah Rugh
about 1834–about 1834
Daniel Rugh
Hannah Rugh
Peter Rugh
Caroline Rugh
Caroline Elizabeth RUGH
Maria Magdalen Rugh
Anna Margaret Rugh
Hanna B. Rugh
Sarah Elizabeth Rugh
Jacob Welty Rugh
Lucinda Rugh
Margaret Henrietta Rugh
Esther Sybilla Rugh
about 1834–1869

Sources (34)

  • 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, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1811Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (15)

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    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.

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