Margaret Rugan

24 May 1780–23 January 1861 (Age 80)
Oxford Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Rugan was born on 24 May 1780, in Oxford Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Johann Rugan and Elizabeth Wehn. She married John Rudolph Neff in 1803, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 January 1861, at the age of 80, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rudolph Neff
1776–1857
Margaret Rugan
1780–1861
Marriage: 1803
John Neff
1804–1869
Jacob Neff
1805–
William Neff
1807–1814
Elizabeth Neff
1808–1892
Rugan Neff
1810–1861
Charles Neff
1811–1891
George Neff
1813–1900
William P. Neff
1815–1880
Thomas Neff
1817–1850
Anna Neff
1818–1865
Henry Neff
1821–1859
Samuel Neff
1822–1910
Julia NEFF
1828–
Jacob Hart Neff
1830–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1803
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    John Neff

    Male1804–1869Male

    Male1805–Male

    William Neff

    Male1807–1814Male

    Elizabeth Neff

    Female1808–1892Female

    Rugan Neff

    Male1810–1861Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Rugan

    Male1748–1837Male

    Elizabeth Wehn

    Female1755–1831Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1780–1861Female

    John George Rugan

    Male1783–1861Male

World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 7

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1803

Age 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Druagáin ‘descendant of Druagán’, an unexplained personal name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for Elizabeth Neff, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Margt. in entry for George Neff, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Margaret in entry for Rugan Neff, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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