Grizella Margaret Mcilhattan

29 May 1848–29 May 1883 (Age 35)
Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Grizella Margaret

When Grizella Margaret Mcilhattan was born on 29 May 1848, in Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, James McIlhattan, was 27 and her mother, Catherine B Bobb, was 22. She married Charles Wesley Rue on 30 November 1867, in Orion, Richland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 May 1883, in Orion, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Indian Creek Cemetery, Orion, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wesley Rue
Grizella Margaret Mcilhattan
Marriage: 30 November 1867
James Edwin Rue
Edwin Rue
Dor Rue
Mary Maria Rue
Charles Rue
Franklin Rue
Myron Rue
Max Rue

Spouse and Children

30 November 1867
Orion, Richland, Wisconsin, United States


    James Edwin Rue


    Dor Rue



    Charles Rue


    Franklin Rue


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James McIlhattan


    Catherine B Bobb




    Mary Mc Ilhatton



    John B Mcilhattan


    Edwin C Mcihattan


    Thomas C McIlhattan


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 6

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

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.

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Charles Wesley and Grizella McIhattan Rue

Charles Wesley Rue went by the name of "Wesley" born in Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania around Sept 1837. He was the son of Lewis and Ann Stackhouse Rue. Wesley is youngest of 6 siblings. Wesley occupat …

Sources (3)

  • Grizelle Rue in household of Charles W Rue, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grigella Margaretta Mcilhattin, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Gazelle Mcilhatten in entry for Rue, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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