I am looking for information on the Rusey/Rimey Yates who married Mary Hockman in 1850. In the 1850 census he is living next door to Simon Yates and family, all of Mason County, Kentucky.
Am trying to establish if this is the same person who married first Minerva Scritchfield in 1857, then her sister Arminda in 1858 in Crawford County, Illinois.
Variations on name include Rhuma, Runy, Pherny, Rheunnay and others. This person died in 1860 in Crawford County, Illinois, having sired one daughter, my gr.grandmother, Mary Ellen Yates.
Any and all info would be greatly appreciated.