Rachel Regula Hug

4 March 1824–30 April 1910 (Age 86)
Weiningen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Rachel Regula

When Rachel Regula Hug was born on 4 March 1824, in Weiningen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Johann Jacob Hug, was 31 and her mother, Rachel Stelzer, was 22. She married John Alger on 22 April 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to United States in 1855 and lived in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870 and Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 30 April 1910, in Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Frederick Roulet
Rachel Regula Hug
Marriage: 18 April 1860
Albert Frederick Roulet
Charlotte Juliet Roulet
William Henry Roulet
Lydia Adeline Roulet

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 6
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 24
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Bernd, Eugen, Kurt, Wolfgang.English: from Middle English Hugge, either an Anglicized form of Old French Hugues (see Hugh ) or else a shortened form of one of the common Old French pet forms of Hugh (see Huggins and Huggett ).English: variant of Huck , with voicing of /k/ to /g/.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Francis Frederick Roulet family in 1870

    In 1870, Francis Frederick Roulet, his wife Rachel, sons Albert, age 10, and William H., age 4, daughters Juliet C., age 7, Lydia A., age 8 months, and Sophia, age 18 were living in Santa Clara, Washi …

    Sources (8)

    • Rachel Fredrick in household of Francis Fredrick, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Reglia Hugg in entry for Charlotte Juliet Graff, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Racheal Roulet in household of William H Roulet, "United States Census, 1910"

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