Mary Gibbs Vandegrift

1824–19 February 1889 (Age 65)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary Gibbs

When Mary Gibbs Vandegrift was born in 1824, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Ezra Vandegrift, was 30 and her mother, Amy Ann Gibbs, was 25. She married William S Rudderow on 30 November 1843, in Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 19 February 1889, at the age of 65, and was buried in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William S Rudderow
1824–1902
Mary Gibbs Vandegrift
1824–1889
Marriage: 30 November 1843
Ezra Vandergrifth Rudrow
1845–1926
William W Rudrow
1849–1929
Mary Rudderow Rudrow
1851–1930
Hannah A Rudderow Rudrow
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1843
Randolph, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

    Ezra Vandergrifth Rudrow

    Male1845–1926Male

    William W Rudrow

    Male1849–1929Male

    Mary Rudderow Rudrow

    Female1851–1930Female

    Hannah A Rudderow Rudrow

    Female1863–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833

Age 9

The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
1844

Age 20

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van de Grift): variant of Vandergrift .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary G Rudrow in household of William S Rudrow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Rudrow in household of William Rudrow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary G Rudrow in household of William S Rudrow, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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