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William Ruggles

Mary Ruggles (View posts)
Posted: 930061669000
I am searching for relatives of William O. Ruggles 1850-1909. I am trying to find his father's name. Originally believed he was descended from Lorenzo Ruggles, but now believe Lorenzo had no children. Please contact me at above e-mail if you can help!thanks.


Marian Ruggles Wenck (View posts)
Posted: 940400348000
Could your william be Wm S? I have the following from a "Family History Record": Lorenzo Ruggles, born apr 25, 1791 - died October 14, 1868.
Polly Bennett his wife: born apr 23, 1789 died apr 11, 1832

Josiah Ruggles b. july 22 1816 died Mar 31, 1894
Mary A. Naugle born Jan 21, 1819 died Sept 7, 1910
Elizabeth Ruggles Sept 26, 1838 died Apr 7, 1842
Lorenza (sic) Ruggles July 2, 1840
Sarah A Ruggles May 17, 1842
Mary J Ruggles March 15, 1844
Frank A. Ruggles Nov 12, 1847
Chas. W. Ruggles Feb 21, 1849
William S. Ruggles Sept 12 1850 Died Sept 1909
Perlina Ruggles June 17, 1853 Died Nov 18, 1861
Martha (E?) Ruggles Feb 26, 1855
Josiah M Ruggles Feb 5, 1860 Died Nov 15, 1861

Looking further in papers i have:

"from 1850 Census, Luzerne Co., Pa

Ross Township
Wm Colingham(?) 23 m. laborer"

Im further papers the following...

annotated "DAR Magazine, Vol 55, 1921...RUGGLES ..."
further "Plumb History of Hanover Township, PA...Josiah b. july 25, 1816; D March 31, 1894; married Mary A. Naugle; b. January 21, 1819; D September 7, 1910
Children: Elizabeth, b 1838; d 1842
Lorenzo R.
Sara G.
Mary J.
Frank A.
Charles W.
William O.
Marilia E

further, from PLUMBS history of Hanover Township:
Catlin Ruggles, (4), Lorenzo (3), Alfred (2), M. Ruth Ann Edgerton, moved to Three Rivers, Mich in 1865
Children: Edward, Paulina, Josiah, William, and Henry

further furm a typed sheet titled "Josiah Ruggles Family"..the following

William O. R. Ruggles (sic) Sept 12, 1850 diedAug 1909

written in pen: Mary Angeline(? Ide 1851-1927

and finally from a hand written note:

Geo. B. Ruggles (4) (Ashbel (3), Alfred (2), _ Ruggles) was born in Hanover in 1830; went West with his father in 1843; Married Rachel Woodle; lives in Newtonia, Missouri. They had: -

W. A. Ruggles, b. 1855
Emma L " b. 1857
Eliza " b. 1859
Geo. H " b. 1861
Jasper W. " b. 1867
Nellie G " b. 1874

Am not sure if this helps, but good luck on your endeavor.

saZ Re: William Ruggles

Posted: 1160853121000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ruggles
I am taking this info from US Gen Web Site--Luzerne Co., Penn. W.O. (William O) Ruggles, b. Sept 12, 1850 was the son of Josiah and Mary A. (Naugle) Ruggles, Josiah was the son of Lorenzo Ruggles. If you need any more information contact me, as I have done extensive researcy on Lorenzo Ruggles, and would be happy to share..

Re: saZ Re: William Ruggles

Posted: 1241377654000
Classification: Query
My maiden name was Ruggles, Roberta and my grandfather was Eugene Ruggles. I would really appreciate any info you could give me as I am new at this and seem to reach dead ends. Thank you.

Re: saZ Re: William Ruggles

Posted: 1242702001000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ruggles
My maiden name is Ruggles, also. I,too, run up on a dead end at my Great Grandfather. I'm posted on under Ruggles Family Tree.

Re: saZ Re: William Ruggles

Posted: 1248309466000
Classification: Query
Was your grandfather married to Allie Wesley in 1895? This is Eugene Ruggles we have in our family tree. If this is the same I have more info. I can pass on to you!
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