Ervin Jackson Rought

27 May 1885–13 November 1955 (Age 70)
Emmet, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ervin Jackson

When Ervin Jackson Rought was born on 27 May 1885, in Emmet, Michigan, United States, his father, George Washington Rought, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Cupp, was 24. He married Sarah M. Thompson on 17 July 1915, in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Little Traverse Township, Emmet, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Resort Township, Emmet, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 November 1955, in Emmet, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ervin Jackson Rought
1885–1955
Sarah M. Thompson
1898–1978
Marriage: 17 July 1915
Edward Rought
1915–1915
Baby Boy Rought
1917–1917
Erma Amelia Rought
1918–1987
Betty Helen Rought
1922–
Arthella Rought
1924–2008
Dorothy Lucille Rought
1926–2001
Phyllis Mae Rought
1929–2014
Ervin Max Rought
1939–1941
Marjorie Rought
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 July 1915
Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States
children

(9)

    Edward Rought

    Male1915–1915Male

    Baby Boy Rought

    Male1917–1917Male

    Erma Amelia Rought

    Female1918–1987Female

    Betty Helen Rought

    Female1922–Female

    Female1924–2008Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Rought

    Male1858–1922Male

    Sarah Catherine Cupp

    Female1861–1931Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1904

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 variant of Scottish Rough .2 Americanized spelling of German Rucht ( see Ruchti ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irvin J Rought, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ervin J Rought, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ervin Rought, "United States Census, 1920"

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