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Mary Rucker (#48059482)
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Hi, I am gathering my ancestors on Find A Grave and am a descendent of Eleanor Thomas b. 1820 and Jehu "John" Rucker b. 1816, both from Ohio. The ancestral connection to Peter Rucker of Virginia, the first Rucker to arrive in America, has finally been made.

My ancestral trail is Peter Rucker (Virginia) to James Rucker (Virginia) to Lemuel Rucker (Virginia, Ohio) to Ambrose Rucker (Virginia, Ohio, Iowa) to Jehu Rucker (Ohio) to Benjamin Rucker (Ohio, Nebraska, Arkansas) to Allen Rucker (Ohio, Nebraska, Oklahoma) to Albert Rucker (Nebraska, Oklahoma, California, Arizona)

I have a virtual cemetery with non related Ruckers in it. If you find one in there that is your Ancestor I will be glad to transfer the memorial to you.

Feel free to leave a message with any information or questions.

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Al Johnson
John B Rucker #146754168
My 3ggf is Peru Rucker. I am trying to prove his parents were Ruben Rucker & Elizabeth Tuel. The only document I have found so far is the will of his brother John Burge Rucker. They all lived in Jackson County, Indiana.
Your memorial # 146754168 lists John B Rucker. May I ask what your sources were for your information?
I found a marriage record stating John married Mary Callahan on 19 July 1882 in Montgomery, Ohio.
In the 1900 census, John B Rucker was born in May, 1852 in Indiana. His father was born in Virginia and his mother in Pennsylvania. (I believe his father was born in Indiana, but his ancestors were from Virginia. I also believe his mother is from Brownstown, Indiana, but she had many relatives that came from Pennsylvania.) He was married to Mary J (Calahan), who was born in Feb. 1862 in Ohio.
In 1910, they have been married 28 years. The birth places of their parents are unchanged. Mary's mother, Bridget J Callahan is living with them, she is 66.
I have not found any death info for John. But I found a death certificate for Mary Josephine Rucker that says she died in Birmingham, Michigan, but it says her mother is Mary Wallace, not Bridget. This death certificate otherwise agrees with her memorial (146753006).
I am hoping you can tell me of your sources, so I can better understand what I have.

Thanks, Al Johnson
Added by Al Johnson on Jun 29, 2017 2:19 PM
Linda T.
RE: Grave Markers
Cemetery records show only three Ruckers:
Louisa, May & Nancy. The three graves are together on the cemetery map. Sorry, no Martha, no Benjamin.
Added by Linda T. on Dec 13, 2016 9:50 PM
Verona Flint
Memorial #112775768-JohnGulick
Hi Mary,

As always it is wonderful to discover another memorial.

Perhaps, you might consider a small change in this memorial. You have listed the deceased's name also as his own sibling.

My relationship to this memorial is the deceased's father is a paternal great-great-grandfather of mine.

Would you please contact me at I would love to discuss this line with you.

Keep up the good work.

V. Flint, California
Added by Verona Flint on Oct 04, 2016 11:44 PM
Naomi Sexton
John P. & Elizabeth (Keepers) Carr
Grave Memorials #82553743 & 82553770

Parents to Elvira F. Markwell.

Elvira is listed as an adopted daughter of John P. Carr in the 1880 census, Vienna, Scott Co., IN. It is possible that Elizabeth (Keepers) Carr was previously married to a Markwell

John P. and Elizabeth had not children.
Elvira Markwell was John P.'s neice, daughter of his deceased sister Isabella who married William A. Markwell in Scott Co. in 1867. Isabella died in 1872.

I am descended from Thomas and Elvira (Parker) Carr, parents of John P. & Isabella and have done much research on this Carr family.
Naomi Sexton
Added by Naomi Sexton on Aug 02, 2016 7:06 PM
Naomi Sexton
John P. & Elizabeth (Keepers) Carr
Added by Naomi Sexton on Aug 02, 2016 7:02 PM
Thomas Rucker
#167095701 Mary, wow thanks for the extensive bio edit. Just posted this memorial hoping to find some family and there you were. The last name is the same, but have you lucked out and found family with Thomas? Always ask.

Added by B J on Jul 24, 2016 12:17 PM
Shirley Harmon
Jane Rucker Gulick
I agree that we have a duplicate record. I would like to use my picture but you can maintain the memorial. But the tombstone indicates she was married with Thos. Gulick
Added by Shirley Harmon on Jun 16, 2016 12:44 PM
RE: Loury photos
You're very welcome!
Added by Weez on Jun 01, 2016 7:41 AM
RE: Prichard photos
Thanks. I transferred Catherine to you. These were the only Prichards I saw in this lot.
Added by Weez on May 24, 2016 4:20 PM
RE: Prichard photos
May I also transfer Catharine Prichard's memorial to you (same Cemetery/Lot & family)? Thanks
Added by Weez on May 24, 2016 4:05 PM
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