Rebecca Stella Fruchey

Brief Life History of Rebecca Stella

When Rebecca Stella Fruchey was born on 24 September 1836, in Ohio, United States, her father, Frederick Jesse Fruchey Sr, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Welton, was 34. She married Ezekiel P. Durfey on 13 September 1855, in Putnam, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Pleasant Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Crane Township, Paulding, Ohio, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel P. Durfey
1829–1885
Rebecca Stella Fruchey
1836–
Marriage: 13 September 1855
Eliza A. Durfey
1856–
Mary M Durfey
1860–
Emma Durfey
1875–
Corintha J Durfey
1862–
Edwin Lafayette Durfey
1865–1947
Sarah Irena Durfey
1869–1869
Alice Geanette Durfey
1871–1943

Sources (18)

  • Rebecca Dorpey in household of P T Dorpey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Durfey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Rebecca Fruchey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Frutschi or Frutschy, a pet form of Fruth , a nickname for a wise person, from Old High German vruot ‘sensible, wise’ + -schi, a Swiss German endearing suffix as in Bertschi, Dietschi and others.

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

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