Joseph Henry Runkles

17 January 1841–6 June 1918 (Age 77)
Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Runkles was born on 17 January 1841, in Maryland, United States, his father, Basil Runkles, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Henry, was 16. He married Emily America Cashour on 8 April 1869, in Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New Market, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1860 and Woodville, Frederick, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 June 1918, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Airy, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Runkles
Emily America Cashour
Marriage: 8 April 1869
Oscar Harlan Runkles
Walter Grant Runkles
Catherine Kate or Katy O Runkles
Wilford Earnest Runkles
Herbert Augustus Runkles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1869Frederick, Maryland, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries: 1865: Frederick, Maryland, United States

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Runkel , with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Joseph H Runkles, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph H in entry for Walter G Runkles, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Joseph H Kunkles, "United States Census, 1880"

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