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 Albert Gregorius Ruf

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Albert Gregorius Ruf

  • Birth 15 Aug 1830 Merzig, Merzig-Waderner Landkreis, Saarland, Germany
  • Death 4 Apr 1912 Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 5016895

He was born in Merzig (near Trier), Prussia and emigrated to the USA in 1854. He married Caroline Froeschle in 1857, Dayton, OH. He was a tanner and resided in Ohio until about 1870 when he settled in Williamstown WV and established a tannery.
While still in Germany he was a member of the kaiser's bodyguard.

[SETTLERS & BUILDERS OF OHIO, The Ohio Genealogical Society]

His parents were Mathias Joseph Ruf and Angela (Schneider)Ruf of Merzig.


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  • Created by: Louis Ruf
  • Added: 4 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5016895
  • Louis Ruf
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Gregorius Ruf (15 Aug 1830–4 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5016895, citing Williamstown Cemetery Old, Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Louis Ruf (contributor 6941778) .