Remond Rugg

Maleabout July 1860–

Brief Life History of Remond

When Remond Rugg was born about July 1860, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Rugg, was 41 and his mother, Mary Imel, was 42. He lived in Springfield Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

David Rugg
1819–1864
Mary Imel
1817–
Sarah Ann Rugg
1839–
Louis Rugg
1842–
Jacob Rugg
1844–
Rosel Rugg
1850–
Remond Rugg
1860–
Basil Rugg
1841–
Gabriel Rugg
1843–
Aaron Rugg
1845–1932
Louise Rugg
1847–
Noah Rugg
1851–
Amanda Rugg
1853–
Phoebe Elizabeth Rugg
1854–1909
Curtis Rugg
1855–
David Rugg
1857–
Rebecca Jane Rugg
1857–1920

Sources (1)

  • Remond Rugg in household of David Rugg, "United States Census, 1860"

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 3

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

South German (Rügg): from the medieval personal name Rüegg, a shortened form of Rudiger .

English: from Middle English rugge ‘ridge’, a form found widely in the West Midlands, parts of southwestern England, and as far east as Sussex. It is synonymous with Ridge and denotes someone who lived on or by a ridge, or who came from a place so named, such as Rudge (Staffordshire, Somerset), or Rudge in Froxfield (Wiltshire).

English: perhaps occasionally a nickname from Anglo-Norman French r(o)uge (Old French rouge) ‘red’, presumably for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion. Compare Rouse .

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

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