Floyd Delaney Rugg

10 March 1889–11 September 1975 (Age 86)
Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Floyd Delaney

When Floyd Delaney Rugg was born on 10 March 1889, in Union, Louisiana, United States, his father, Henry Hiram Rugg, was 26 and his mother, Elvira Hicks, was 17. He married Eunice M. Albritton on 10 March 1909, in Union, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ward Five, Union, Louisiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 11 September 1975, in Union, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Ararat Cemetery, Point, Union, Louisiana, United States.

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Floyd Delaney Rugg
Eunice M. Albritton
Marriage: 10 March 1909
Truman Henry Rugg
Artie Elvira Rugg
Verdie Mae Rugg
Thurman Floyd Rugg

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  • Marriage
    10 March 1909Union, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 23
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Floyd Rugg, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Floyd Delaney Rugg, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • F D Rugg in entry for F D Rugg, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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