Miriam Thomas Rudder

22 July 1885–1 December 1968 (Age 83)
Mason, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Miriam Thomas

When Miriam Thomas Rudder was born on 22 July 1885, in Mason, Texas, United States, her father, Alexander Perry Rudder, was 50 and her mother, Francis Jane Tyler, was 42. She married John Henry Musick in 1906, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Madison, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Concho, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 1 December 1968, in Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Musick
Miriam Thomas Rudder
Marriage: 1906
Zelma Musick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1906Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 9
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 22
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Ruder 2.Altered form of German Ruder 1 and 2.English: topographic name from Middle English rude ‘clearing’ (Old English rȳd) + the agent suffix -er, for someone who lived in or near a clearing.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Miriam Mecsick in household of T J Rudder, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Miriam Thomas Musick, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • M T Rudder in household of H P Rudder, "United States Census, 1900"

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