Emanuel Ruckel

Male22 September 1835–16 June 1914

Brief Life History of Emanuel

When Emanuel Ruckel was born on 22 September 1835, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Rockel, was 34 and his mother, Martha Hazlet, was 36. He married Harriet Johnson about 1860, in Wanamie, Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Scott Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Newport, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 June 1914, in Wanamie, Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Shickshinny, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Emanuel Ruckel
Harriet Johnson
Marriage: about 1860
Sarah Ruckel
Clara Ruckel
Ellen Ruckel
Charles Ruckel
Susana Ruckel
Irving Ruckle Sr
Martha Ella Ruckel

Sources (8)

  • Emanuel Ruckle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emanuel Ruckle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Emanuel Ruckel, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1860Wanamie, Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 28

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

    Name Meaning

    German (Rückel): from a pet form of Ruck 3.

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

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