Mary Elizabeth Rudy

25 November 1848–27 August 1896 (Age 47)
Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Rudy was born on 25 November 1848, in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Josiah Rudy, was 22 and her mother, Anna Maria Biehl, was 22. She married Henry Buhring on 1 January 1873. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Cressona, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 27 August 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Buhring
Mary Elizabeth Rudy
Marriage: 1 January 1873
Ida Bell Buhring
Anna May Buhring

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1873
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 15
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 27
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    South German: variant of Rudi .Ukrainian, Rusyn, Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic); Rusyn (from Slovakia), Slovak, and Czech (also Rudý): nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Ukrainian and Polish rudy, Slovak and Czech rudý ‘red, reddish-brown’.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Mary A Rudy in household of H Rudy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Eliz R Buhring, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Marie E Buhring in household of Henry Buhring, "United States Census, 1880"

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