John Craig Rummel

24 April 1843–13 May 1926 (Age 83)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John Craig

When John Craig Rummel was born on 24 April 1843, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ludwig Friedrich Rummel, was 38 and his mother, Anna Craig, was 27. He married Anna S. Strang on 31 July 1892, in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. He died on 13 May 1926, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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John Craig Rummel
Anna S. Strang
Marriage: 31 July 1892

Spouse and Children

31 July 1892
Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ludwig Friedrich Rummel


    Anna Craig




    Mary Elizabeth Rummel



    John Rummell


    Emily Rummell


    Emma Rummel


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 17

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: variant of Rommel .2 German: perhaps a nickname for a noisemaker, from Middle High German rummeln ‘to make noise’, ‘to move impetuously’, which, however, is not recorded until the 15th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John C Rummel in household of Nancy M Sears, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John C Rummel, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"
  • John Craig Rummel, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"

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