Herman G Ruegger

7 August 1888–after 1930 (Age 41)
Dieterich, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Herman G

When Herman G Ruegger was born on 7 August 1888, in Dieterich, Effingham, Illinois, United States, his father, Samual Ruegger, was 37 and his mother, Anna M Catherine Meyer, was 26. He lived in Bishop Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died after 1930, in Dieterich, Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Samual Ruegger
Anna M Catherine Meyer
George Albert Ruegger
William Henry Ruegger
John Philip Ruegger
Herman G Ruegger
Joseph Adolph Ruegger
Leo Jacob Ruegger

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 12

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

North German (Brügger): occupational name for a bridge keeper, paver, or road builder, Middle Low German brügger. Compare Brueggemann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herman Ruegger in household of Catherine Ruegger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harmen Ruegger in household of Samuel Ruegger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harman G Ruegger in household of Samual Ruegger, "United States Census, 1900"

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