Elizabeth Ellen Rudder

Female20 September 1860–17 January 1919

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ellen

When Elizabeth Ellen Rudder was born on 20 September 1860, in Indiana Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Hiram Sheriff Rudder, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hosea, was 31. She married Columbus Barnett on 1 October 1885, in Richland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Noble, Richland, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 January 1919, at the age of 58, and was buried in Hanna Cemetery, Noble Township, Richland, Illinois, United States.

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Columbus Barnett
Elizabeth Ellen Rudder
Marriage: 1 October 1885
John Flemin Barnett
Harley Oris Barnett
Laymon Barnett
Emma Evaline Barnett

Sources (15)

  • Elizabeth Rudder in household of Hiram Rudder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Ellen Barnett, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Elizabeth E Rudder, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1885Richland, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 1

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 3

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 16

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Ruder 2.

    Altered form of German Ruder 1 and 2.

    English: topographic name from Middle English rude ‘clearing’ (Old English rȳd) + the agent suffix -er, for someone who lived in or near a clearing.

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

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