Frank Ruffing

M, ID No. 4181, b. 25 July 1835, d. 22 August 1886
FatherJoseph Ruffing b. 7 Jan 1799, d. 9 Oct 1880
MotherCatherine Elizabeth Schwartz b. 21 Jan 1798, d. Jun 1865

Spouse: Katherine Bouillon – no known children


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Life Events

Marriage*Frank married Katherine Bouillon
Birth*Frank Ruffing was born on 25 July 1835 in Oberbexbach, Saar-Pfalz, Saarland, Germany.1,2 
He was the son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz
(household member) Census 1850 - freeFrank was listed as a household member living with Joseph Ruffing on the 1850 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Death*Frank died on 22 August 1886 in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, at age 51.3,4 
Burial*He was buried on 26 August 1886 in St. Sebastian's Cemetery, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.4 
Last Edited5 Jul 2004

Citations

  1. [S489] Joseph Ruffing, 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, p. 118A, dwelling 1580, family 1618, Micropublication M432, Reel 697, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  2. [S527] Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Schwartz Family Group Sheet, Printed 8 Sep 1997 by Edith Ruffing Alten, Avon Lake, Ohio. No sources cited.
  3. [S534] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Death Records, Vol. 1 (1867-1893); Micropublication, 1 roll, film no. 0410483, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 129, no. 213, entry for Frank Ruffing, age 51, d. 2 Aug 1886. The date of 2 Aug is apparently a clerical error, since it does bot agree with the church record and tombstone. The date of 22 Aug 1886 is believed to be the correct date.
  4. [S1076] Records of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bismarck, Huron County, Ohio; Deaths 1856-1909; Micropublication, 1 roll, roll no. 2320983, item 2 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2002), p. 11, 1886, entry for Franziscus Ruffing, d, 22 Aug 1886, bur. 26 Aug 1886.

Anthony Ruffing

M, ID No. 4182, b. 8 April 1840, d. 22 February 1915
FatherJoseph Ruffing b. 7 Jan 1799, d. 9 Oct 1880
MotherCatherine Elizabeth Schwartz b. 21 Jan 1798, d. Jun 1865

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Eisenbeis – no known children


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Life Events

Birth*Anthony Ruffing was born on 8 April 1840 in Ohio.1,2 
He was the son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz
(household member) Census 1850 - freeAnthony was listed as a household member living with Joseph Ruffing on the 1850 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Marriage*Anthony married Mary Elizabeth Eisenbeis on 29 November 1865 in Ohio.2 
Death*Anthony died on 22 February 1915 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, at age 74. 
Last Edited31 Dec 1997

Citations

  1. [S489] Joseph Ruffing, 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, p. 118A, dwelling 1580, family 1618, Micropublication M432, Reel 697, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  2. [S527] Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Schwartz Family Group Sheet, Printed 8 Sep 1997 by Edith Ruffing Alten, Avon Lake, Ohio. No sources cited.

Michael Ruffing

M, ID No. 4183, b. September 1842, d. 6 July 1926
FatherJoseph Ruffing b. 7 Jan 1799, d. 9 Oct 1880
MotherCatherine Elizabeth Schwartz b. 21 Jan 1798, d. Jun 1865

Spouse: Elizabeth Grimmer – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Michael Ruffing was born in September 1842 in Ohio.1,2 
He was the son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz
(household member) Census 1850 - freeMichael was listed as a household member living with Joseph Ruffing on the 1850 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Marriage*Michael married Elizabeth Grimmer on 28 January 1863 in Peru Township, Huron County, Ohio.3 
Census 1880*Michael was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio. The official date of this census was 1 Jun 1880. Also living in the household were his wife, Elizabeth Ruffing (given age 36), his sons, Anthony Ruffing (given age 16), Jacob Ruffing (given age 13), William Ruffing (given age 8), Freddie Ruffing (given age 2) and Leo Ruffing (given age 4 months), his daughters, Mary Ruffing (given age 14), Louise Ruffing (given age 11), Clara Ruffing (given age 10), Frances Ruffing (given age 7) and Christina Ruffing (given age 5). Michael and his family farmed in Sherman Township.4 
Census 1900*Michael Ruffing (given age 58) was listed as the head of household on the 1900 Census recorded 7 June 1900 in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio. The official date of this census was 1 Jun 1900. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Elizabeth Ruffing (given age 56), his sons, recorded as Leo Ruffing (given age 20) and Lawrance Ruffing (given age 15), his daughter, recorded as Christina Ruffing (given age 24). In 1900, Michael and Elizabeth farmed their own land in Sherman. Elizabeth had 12 children, all living, with 3 still at home.2 
Death*Michael died on 6 July 1926 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, at age 83. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Paul Franklin.5,6 
Last Edited14 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. [S489] Joseph Ruffing, 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, p. 118A, dwelling 1580, family 1618, Micropublication M432, Reel 697, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  2. [S1134] Michael Ruffing household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-623, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1288, Supervisor District 13, Enumeration District 40, page 3, dwelling 55, family 56.
  3. [S440] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 1 (1855-1866); Micropublication, 2 rolls, film no. 0410260, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 376, lic. no. 2246, issued January 26, 1863 to Michael Ruffing and Elizabeth Geimmer, no date on the return.
  4. [S1133] Michael Ruffing household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Tenth Census of the United States, 1880: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-9, National Archives, Washington, DC, Sherman, Huron, Ohio; Roll 1035, Family History Film 1255035; Page 238B, Enumeration District 156, line 16, dwelling 12, family 13.
  5. [S1864] The Cleveland Necrology File, 1850-1975 [database on-line], published by Cleveland Public Library, http://www.cpl.org/, The Cleveland Necrology File was produced from a microfilmed copy of an alphabetical card file containing local cemetery records and newspaper death notices gathered by the staff of the Cleveland Public Library. Newspapers indexed include The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Cleveland Herald, and The Cleveland Press, ID no. 0304904, 7 Jul 1926, unknown nespaper, obituary of Michael Ruffing, d. 6 Jul 1926 Cleveland, bur. 8 Jul 1926 Bismark, Ohio.
  6. [S527] Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Schwartz Family Group Sheet, Printed 8 Sep 1997 by Edith Ruffing Alten, Avon Lake, Ohio. No sources cited.

Mary (?)

F, ID No. 4184, b. 1776

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Life Events

Birth*Mary (?) was born in 1776 in Germany.1 
Last Edited31 May 1997

Citations

  1. [S489] Joseph Ruffing, 1850 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, p. 118A, dwelling 1580, family 1618, Micropublication M432, Reel 697, National Archives, Washington, DC.

Mary J. Geiger

F, ID No. 4185

Spouse: Joseph Ruffing Jr b. 10 April 1830, d. 18 June 1910 – no known children


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Life Events

Marriage*Mary married Joseph Ruffing Jr, son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz, on 21 October 1856 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Last Edited31 May 1997

Citations

  1. [S440] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 1 (1855-1866); Micropublication, 2 rolls, film no. 0410260, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 73, lic. no. 423, issued October 13, 1856 to Joseph Ruffing and Mary J. Geiger, returned December 19, 1856.

Rev. Peter Wilhelmy

M, ID No. 4186

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(priest) MarriageKatherine Miller and Michael Velten were married by Rev. Peter Wilhelmy on 13 May 1856 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1,2 
Last Edited6 Aug 1998

Citations

  1. [S154] Michael Velton & Catherine Muller, Marriage Return, 13 Jun 1856, Huron County Marriage Book 1: 296, Huron County Courthouse, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio.
  2. [S931] St. Michael Catholic Church Records, Frank, Ohio; Marriages, 1853-1897; Micropublication series MS-903, 2 rolls, roll no. 1, item 2 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2001), 1856, entry for Michaelis Velten and Maria Müller, married 13 May 1856 by Fr. Peter Wilhelmy.

Mary Catherine Ruffing

F, ID No. 4187

Spouse: John Ruffing – children:


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Life Events

Marriage*Mary married John Ruffing, son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz, on 30 August 1859 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Last Edited21 Oct 2010

Citations

  1. [S440] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 1 (1855-1866); Micropublication, 2 rolls, film no. 0410260, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 213, lic. no. 1272, issued August 21, 1859 to John Ruffing and Mary Ruffing, returned January 10, 1860.
  2. [S1765] Joseph F. Ruffing, Ohio Death Certificate No. 58128 (filed 29 Sep 1941), FamilySearch Labs Record Search (http://search.labs.familysearch.org), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, son of John and Mary Ruffing, b. 04 Jul 1867 Sherman Township, d. 27 Sep 1941 Sherman Township, bur. 30 Sep 1941 Bismark.

Elizabeth Grimmer

F, ID No. 4188, b. March 1844

Spouse: Michael Ruffing – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Elizabeth Grimmer was born in March 1844 in Ohio.1 
Marriage*Elizabeth married Michael Ruffing, son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz, on 28 January 1863 in Peru Township, Huron County, Ohio.2 
(wife) Census 1880Elizabeth was listed as the wife of Michael Ruffing (given age 38) on the 1880 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.3 
(wife) Census 1900Elizabeth was listed as the wife of Michael Ruffing (given age 58) on the 1900 Census in Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.1 
Last Edited14 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. [S1134] Michael Ruffing household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-623, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1288, Supervisor District 13, Enumeration District 40, page 3, dwelling 55, family 56.
  2. [S440] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 1 (1855-1866); Micropublication, 2 rolls, film no. 0410260, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 376, lic. no. 2246, issued January 26, 1863 to Michael Ruffing and Elizabeth Geimmer, no date on the return.
  3. [S1133] Michael Ruffing household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Tenth Census of the United States, 1880: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-9, National Archives, Washington, DC, Sherman, Huron, Ohio; Roll 1035, Family History Film 1255035; Page 238B, Enumeration District 156, line 16, dwelling 12, family 13.

Caroline Elmlinger

F, ID No. 4189, b. circa 1860, d. 15 March 1890
FatherConrad Elmlinger
MotherMaria A. Gerold b. c 30 Apr 1827, d. 22 Apr 1898

Spouse: John Diehm – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Caroline Elmlinger was born circa 1860 in Ohio
She was the daughter of Conrad Elmlinger and Maria A. Gerold
Marriage*Caroline married John Diehm, son of Philip Diehm and Barbara Daniel, on 22 February 1881 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio. They were married by the Rev. Theodore Litterst. Witnesses were Sebastian Boos and Barbara Dihm.1,2 
Death*Caroline died on 15 March 1890 in Norwich Township, Huron County, Ohio.3,4 
Burial*She was buried on 17 March 1890 in St. Sebastian's Cemetery, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.3
Carolina (Elmlinger) Diehm Gravestone
Last Edited22 Oct 2010

Citations

  1. [S490] Huron County, OH, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 3 (1878-1882); Micropublication, 2 rolls, film no. 0410261, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 399, lic. no. 1196, issued to John Dihm and Karolin Elmlinger.
  2. [S1075] Records of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bismarck, Huron County, Ohio; Marriages 1853-1914; Micropublication, 1 roll, roll no. 2320983, item 1-2 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2002), p. 21, 1881, entry for Johanes, son of Philippi Dihm and Barbara Daniel, and Karolina, dau. of Conradi Elmlinger and Maria Perold,, mar 22 Feb 1881.
  3. [S1076] Records of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bismarck, Huron County, Ohio; Deaths 1856-1909; Micropublication, 1 roll, roll no. 2320983, item 2 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2002), p. 101, Karolina Dihm, d. 15 Mar 1890, bur. 17 Mar 1890.
  4. [S534] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Death Records, Vol. 1 (1867-1893); Micropublication, 1 roll, film no. 0410483, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 155, no. 155, entry for Caroline Diehm, age 30.

Agatha Leis

F, ID No. 4190, b. October 1832, d. 16 July 1906
FatherJoseph Leis b. c 1789, d. Sep 1869
MotherAgatha Huber b. 22 Mar 1799, d. 2 Nov 1882

Spouse: Peter Albert Ruffing – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Agatha Leis was born in October 1832 in Germany.1 
She was the daughter of Joseph Leis and Agatha Huber
Biography*She mmigrated to Ohio in 1852 withh her family. 
Marriage*Agatha married Peter Albert Ruffing, son of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Elizabeth Schwartz, on 10 January 1854 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.2,3 
(godparent) BaptismAgatha became John Leis's godparent at his baptism on 25 February 1855 in St. Sebastian's Church, located in Bismarck, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio.4 
Death*Agatha died on 16 July 1906 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, at age 73.5 
Burial*She was buried after 16 July 1906 in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, located in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio
Last Edited13 Jun 2004

Citations

  1. [S492] Peter Ruffing, 1900 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Sherman Township, Huron County, Ohio, Enumeration District 40, Supervisor District 13, page 3, dwelling 48, family 49, Micropublication T623, reel 1288, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  2. [S565] Huron County, Ohio, Probate Court; Marriage Records, Vol. 3 (1846-1855); Micropublication, 1 roll, film no. 0410259, item 1 (Salt Lake City: The Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), p. 365, entry for Peter Ruffing and Agatha Leis, license issued 31 Dec 1853, returned by Anthony Meyer.
  3. [S931] St. Michael Catholic Church Records, Frank, Ohio; Marriages, 1853-1897; Micropublication series MS-903, 2 rolls, roll no. 1, item 2 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2001), 1854, entry for Peter Ruffing and Agathem Leis, mar. 10 Jan 1854.
  4. [S1074] Records of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bismarck, Huron County, Ohio; Baptisms 1848-1908; Micropublication, 1 roll, roll no. 2320983, item 3 (Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State University, 2002), p. 15, Joanem, son of Petri Leis and Margaretha Frisch, bap. 25 Feb 1855 Bismark, Ohio.
  5. [S532] Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Schwartz family database in GEDCOM form, 5 Oct 1997 by Edith Ruffing Alten, Avon Lake, Ohio. Entry ID: A GEDCOM file of the family of Joseph Ruffing and Catherine Schwartz and their descendants, comprising over 3000 names.