Joseph Henry Runkles

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

The Life 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
1841–1918
Emily America Cashour
1843–1902
Marriage: 8 April 1869
Oscar Harlan Runkles
1870–1873
Walter Grant Runkles
1871–1951
Catherine Kate or Katy O Runkles
1873–1943
Wilford Earnest Runkles
1875–1944
Herbert Augustus Runkles
1883–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1869
Frederick, Maryland, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Basil Runkles

    Male1809–1906Male

    Rebecca Henry

    Female1825–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1841–1918Male

    Basil Thomas Runkles

    Male1842–Male

    Ruth Ann Runkles

    Female1850–1924Female

World Events (7)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 22

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Runkel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph H Runkles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph H Kunkles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph H Runkles, "United States Census, 1900"

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