Mary Eliza Rudd

29 September 1808–29 September 1889 (Age 81)
Champion, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Eliza

When Mary Eliza Rudd was born on 29 September 1808, in Champion, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Nathaniel Rudd, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Chapman, was 37. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Dexter Ozias Dix. She lived in Benton Charter Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 29 September 1889, in Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pearl Cemetery, Pearl Grange, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dexter Ozias Dix
Mary Eliza Rudd
Elizabeth E Dix
Roscoe Dexter Dix
Percival Roy Dix
Franklin N Dix

Spouse and Children

    Dexter Ozias Dix





    Elizabeth E Dix


    Roscoe Dexter Dix


    Percival Roy Dix


    Franklin N Dix


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde, Old English rud ‘red’, ‘ruddy’.2 Americanized shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Dix in household of Dexter O Dix, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza M Dix in household of Dexter O Dix, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza M Dix in household of Dexter O Dix, "United States Census, 1880"

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