Rufus Homer Ingle

16 June 1885–12 August 1922 (Age 37)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rufus Homer

When Rufus Homer Ingle was born on 16 June 1885, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, John T Ingle, was 23 and his mother, Martha Ann Ingle, was 20. He married Ida Palestine Green about 1920, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 13 Baccus, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 12 August 1922, in Brilliant, Marion, Alabama, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Rock City, Marion, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Homer Ingle
1885–1922
Ida Palestine Green
1887–1965
Marriage: about 1920
Marylene Ingle
1923–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1920
Marion, Alabama, United States
children

(1)

    Marylene Ingle

    Female1923–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John T Ingle

    Male1861–1900Male

    Female1864–1943Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1890: Marion, Alabama, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: from either of two Old Norse personal names: Ingjaldr, in which the prefix in- probably reinforces the element -gjaldr, related to Old Norse gjalda ‘to pay or recompense’, or Ingólfr ‘Ing's wolf’ (Ing was an ancient Germanic fertility god).2 English: habitational name from Ingol in Lancashire, which is named from the Old English personal name Inga + holh ‘hollow’, ‘depression’.3 Probably a variant of German Ingel, from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with Ing- (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rufus Homer Ingle in household of John T Ingle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rufus H Ingle in household of John T Ingle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Homer Ingle in entry for G C Lawrence and Maglene Ingle, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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