Richard LaRue

1823–1912 (Age 89)
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard LaRue was born on 22 February 1823, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Henry LaRue, was 22 and his mother, Rebecca Talbot, was 29. He married Rachel Jane Holman on 13 August 1845, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 4 October 1912, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard LaRue
Rachel Jane Holman
Marriage: 13 August 1845
Lydia H. LaRue
Henry Rue
John J La Rue
Eva M LaRue
Margery La Rue
Ida Rebecca La Rue
Alice Holman LaRue
Ada B La Rue
Richard Edgar La Rue
Lizzie Martha La Rue
Horace G Rue
Emma Maude La Rue
Louis Holman LaRue
Willie La Rue

Spouse & Children

13 August 1845
Wayne, Indiana, United States


  • Lydia H. LaRue


  • Henry Rue


  • Male1850–Male

  • Female1852–1945Female

  • Margery La Rue


+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 28

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Rue, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard La Rue, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richard Rue in household of Rebecca Rue, "United States Census, 1850"

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