Chloe Rue

about 1768–
Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Chloe

Chloe Rue was born about 1768, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She married Philip Adams Austin on 23 April 1789, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.

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Philip Adams Austin
1766–1838
Chloe Rue
1768–
Marriage: 23 April 1789
Morris Austin
1790–1844
Child Austin
1790–
Child Austin
1795–
Susanna Anne Austin
1816–
Alvira Austin
1793–
Albert Gallatin Austin
1809–1899
Alice Austin
1812–
Alfred Austin
1813–
Samuel Philip Austin
1819–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1789
Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 French: topographic name for someone who lived on a track or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’).2 English: variant of Rowe 1, from the Old English byform rǣw, or a habitational name from places in Devon and Isle of Wight called Rew from this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads so named, notably in Telemark, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chloe Reed, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Chloe in entry for Alvira Austin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Chloe in entry for Morris Austin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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