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.
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.