Mary Ruggles

12 October 1838–
Washington, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ruggles was born on 12 October 1838, in Washington, Missouri, United States, her father, Benjamin B Ruggles, was 31 and her mother, Ann Kennedy, was 30. She married William Johnston on 31 July 1856. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

William Johnston
1826–1864
Mary Ruggles
1838–
Marriage: 31 July 1856
Ann Elizabeth Johnson
1858–1873
Henry Bascom Johnson
1860–1882
Benjamin P. Johnson
1863–1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 July 1856
Washington,Missouri
children

(3)

    Ann Elizabeth Johnson

    Female1858–1873Female

    Henry Bascom Johnson

    Male1860–1882Male

    Benjamin P. Johnson

    Male1863–1863Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 22

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Rudge .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Ruggles, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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