Samuel Rudd

29 February 1840–4 November 1898 (Age 58)
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Rudd was born on 29 February 1840, in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Rudd, was 41 and his mother, Ann Morris, was 35. He had at least 1 daughter with Emma Maria Christenson. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Clee St Margaret, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and South Branch Township, Nance, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 4 November 1898, in Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Rudd
Emma Maria Christenson
Mary Elizabeth Rudd

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World Events (8)

Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 14
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde ‘redness, ruddiness, rosy hue’ (Old English rudu).English: habitational name from Rhude in Holsworthy (Devon), apparently named from Middle English rude (Old English hrēod) ‘reed bed’. Compare Rhode 2.American shortened form of any of various Jewish surnames beginning with Rud-.

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

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Goshen Centennial History by Louie S. Steele Jensen Part I

Goshen Centennial History 1857-1957 I was born in Goshen in what was called the bend. My maternal grandparents Hugh and Julia McKee were among the first settlers in the Old Fort, my mother was born i …

Sources (13)

  • Samuel Rude in household of Samuel Rude, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Samuel Rudd in entry for Mary Elizabeth Henried, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Samuel Rudd, "United States Census, 1880"

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