John Craig Rummel

Male24 April 1843–13 May 1926

Brief Life History 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 Martha Hickenlooper on 16 September 1880, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. 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
Martha Hickenlooper
Marriage: 16 September 1880
Daisy Melissa Rummel
Ernest Clyde Rummel
John Thompson Rummel

Sources (20)

  • John C Rummel in household of Nancy M Sears, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John C Rummell, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Rummell, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1880Nodaway, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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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

    North German: variant of Rommel .

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal named formed with hruom ‘fame’.

    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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