Gustav Adolph Ruof

17 February 1870–28 February 1949 (Age 79)
Winnenden, Rems-Murr-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Gustav Adolph

When Gustav Adolph Ruof was born on 17 February 1870, in Winnenden, Rems-Murr-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Johann David Ruof, was 26 and his mother, Christiana Katharina Fritz (Friz), was 28. He married Anna Maria Schäfer on 27 March 1901, in Neustadt, Waiblingen, Württemberg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 February 1949, in Neustadt, Waiblingen, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Gustav Adolph Ruof
1870–1949
Anna Maria Schäfer
1881–1946
Marriage: 27 March 1901
Adolf Hermann Ruof
1902–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 March 1901
Neustadt, Waiblingen, Württemberg, Germany
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Johann David Ruof

    Male1843–1884Male

    Christiana Katharina Fritz (Friz)

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1870–1949Male

    Anonyma 1 Ruof

    Unknown1872–1872

    Anonyma 2 Ruof

    Unknown1873–1873

    Catharine Ruof

    Female1874–1874Female

    Luise Bertha Ruof

    Female1878–1878Female

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1890

Age 20

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 44

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 44

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from rufo, denoting someone with red or frizzy hair, also (regionally) someone who was strong, robust, educated, or snooty.

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

Sources (1)

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Internationaler Genealogie-Index (IGI)," database, FamilySearch

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