Adrian D. W. Ruggles

Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Adrian D. W.

When Adrian D. W. Ruggles was born on 12 February 1846, in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Obed Ruggles, was 32 and his mother, Julianna C. Peck, was 31. He married Julia Ella McKenna on 18 September 1882, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Adrian D. W. Ruggles
Julia Ella McKenna
Marriage: 18 September 1882

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18 September 1882
Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 35

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Rudge .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Adrian D Ruggles in household of Obed Ruggles, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Adrion Ruggles in household of Obed Ruggles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adrin D Ruggles, "United States Census, 1880"

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