George Rubel

1755–Male
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of George

When George Rubel was born in 1755, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Ruble, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Mary Wood, was 33. He had at least 7 sons and 2 daughters with Catherine Desponet.

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Family Time Line

George Rubel
1755–
Catherine Desponet
1755–1794
George Ruble Jr.
1774–1858
John Ruble
1778–1841
Adam Ruble
1783–
Rubel
1783–
Jacob Ruble
1783–1862
Abaham Ruble
1784–
Apollos Palser Ruble
1786–1863
Joseph Ruble
1788–1840
Mary Catherine Rubel
1790–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    George Ruble Jr.

    Male1774–1858Male

    Male1778–1841Male

    Male1783–Male

    Female1783–Female

    Jacob Ruble

    Male1783–1862Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 3

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 31

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

German:1. variant of Rube 1, 2. 2. ( Rübel ): metonymic occupational name from a diminutive of Middle High German ruobe (Latin rapum) ‘turnip’, ‘beet’, ‘oilseed rape’, grown for use as a fodder crop or in the case of rape for the oil obtained from its seeds. 3. nickname for a big man, from a Slavic stem (Old Sorbian gruby, Czech hrubý ‘big’). 4. nickname from a Germanized form of Slavic vrobl ‘sparrow’. Compare Wrobel .

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