Ruel Michael Barrus

14 November 1850–23 May 1916 (Age 65)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Ruel Michael

When Ruel Michael Barrus was born on 14 November 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Emery Barrus, was 41 and his mother, Huldah Abigail Nickerson, was 34. He married Ida Princetta Hunter on 1 February 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 23 May 1916, in Groveland, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Groveland, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruel Michael Barrus
1850–1916
Ida Princetta Hunter
1866–1946
Marriage: 1 February 1883
Ida Pearl Barrus
1883–1891
Martha Louisa Barrus
1886–1935
Hulda Leola Barrus
1888–1889
Ruel Melvin Barrus
1890–1963
Rosel Hyde Barrus
1893–1964
Emery Barrus
1896–1956
Noble Hunter Barrus
1898–1963
Murray Davis Barrus
1901–1973
Benjamin Franklin Barrus
1903–1967
Helen Barrus
1906–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 18
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Barrows .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Barrows

    Story Highlight

    FREEMAN NICKERSON (1779-1847) (Taken from "NICKERSON FAMILY HISTORY", published 1976)

    Sources: Esther Barrus Warner Caroline Hubbard Papers 1860 Lydia Knight in Journal History of the Church 1833 ENSIGN, Magazine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Nov 1973 This …

    Sources (69)

    • Ruel M Barrus in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Ruel M Barrus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ruel M. Barrus in entry for Noble Hunter Barrus and Hazel Delilah Larson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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