Samuel Ruffner

26 October 1773–1848 (Age 74)
Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Ruffner was born on 26 October 1773, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Ruffner, was 33 and his mother, Anna Hiestand, was 31. He married Catharine Ann "Lovey" Daggs in 1800. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1848, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Samuel Ruffner
Catharine Ann "Lovey" Daggs
Marriage: 1800
Elias Ruffner
Esther Ruffner
Joseph Ruffner
Angus Daggs Ruffner

Spouse and Children

Kanawha, W. Va.


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World Events (8)


Age 2

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 21

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Rufener .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Ruffner, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Samuel Ruffner, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Samuel Ruffner, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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