Peter Franklin Rue

13 November 1876–18 April 1962 (Age 85)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Peter Franklin

When Peter Franklin Rue was born on 13 November 1876, in Texas, United States, his father, William Barnett Rue, was 32 and his mother, Mary L Hunter, was 27. He married Mary Elizabeth Harmon on 29 December 1910, in Alma, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 18 April 1962, in Loco, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Loco Cemetery, Loco, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Franklin Rue
Mary Elizabeth Harmon
Marriage: 29 December 1910
Joe Barnett Rue
Orval Rue

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1910Alma, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
    Age 5
    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 24
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (from Latin ruga ‘crease, fold’).Shortened form of American French Larue 2, itself an altered form of French Leroux .English: from Middle English rew (Old English rāw) ‘row’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses in a street, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Rewe (Devon), Rew Farm in Rockbeare (Devon), and Rew in Malborough (Devon). See also Rawe 1 and Rowe .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • P F Rue, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Peter Franklin Rue, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Peter F Rue, "United States Census, 1930"

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