John Charles Ruppenthal

Brief Life History of John Charles

John Charles Ruppenthal was born in October 1859, in Germany. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Rosina W Kloss. He lived in Nassau, New York, United States in 1920 and Lynbrook, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 19 March 1939, in Long Beach, Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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John Charles Ruppenthal
Rosina W Kloss
Caroline Ruppenthal
Charles J Ruppenthal
Ida Rosina Ruppenthal
Herbert C Ruppenthal

Sources (10)

  • John C Ruppenthal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C Ruppenthal, “Censo dos Estados Unidos, 1910”
  • John C Ruppenthal, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

Some characteristic forenames: German Aloysius, Erwin, Markus.

German: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Compare Rubendall .

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

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