Joel Rudman

1796–1871 (Age 75)
Woodborough, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Joel

When Joel Rudman was born in 1796, in Woodborough, Wiltshire, England, his father, Richard Rudman, was 30 and his mother, Betty Shepherd, was 32. He lived in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in 1871, in Devizes, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Devizes, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Joel Rudman
Elizabeth Rudman

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    Elizabeth Rudman


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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 5

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 19

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 27

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 North German (Rudmann) and Dutch: variant of Rothman(n) ( see Rothman ).2 English: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English rudde ‘red’, ‘ruddy’ ( see Rudd 1) + man ‘man’.3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rude (variant of Rode used in Poland and Ukraine; compare Ratkovich ) + Yiddish man ‘man’, in the sense ‘husband’.

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

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  • Joel Rudman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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