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Elijah Starr Ruggles

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Elijah Starr Ruggles

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death
3 Nov 1891 (aged 80)
Nelson, Butte County, California, USA
Burial
Chico, Butte County, California, USA Add to Map
Plot
Sec 8,C Lot 112 sp 4
Memorial ID
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U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 Elijah S Ruggles Post Office Location: Brush Creek, Butte, California Appointment Date: 19 Jun 1860 Volume #: 22 Volume Year Range: 1858-1867. Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-Sept. 30, 1971; Roll #: 10; Archive Publication #: M841.

1870 United States Federal Census Record he was a hotel keeper - home Bidwell, Butte County, CA.

"Rugles, E.S. – male, white, married, age 87 yrs, d. 2 Nov 1891." Source: Earliest Death and Burial Records, in the Butte County Courthouse, published serially in the Paradise Genealogical Society's publication, The Goldmine, Vol 9, No. 1, pg 6.

80-year-old Elijah Starr Ruggles was interred, per the Chico Cemetery Association Records, in the plot noted, on November 5, 1891.

** Date of newspaper is not always the date of the incident - this was a weekly, and stories were written, set, and the printing was done after the facts were typeset, often days later.

Chico Weekly Chronicle-Record, Saturday Morning, November 7, 1891, pg 3 col 1: The funeral of E.S. Ruggles took place yesterday afternoon from Fetters & Williams' undertaking parlors under the auspices of Chico Commandery, No. 12, Knights Templar.
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Hon. E. S. Ruggles, served as an assemblyman from his district , and was one of the leading men in the northern part of the state. His spouse was Laura Elcinda England, before her marriage, who became the mother of eleven children, seven of whom grew to mature years, viz.: Eliza, Peary, Pamelia, Emma Starr, Philip McCabe, Laura, and Henry Clay." Source: Mansfield, G. C. (1918). History of Butte County, California: with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present. Los Angeles, Calif.: Historic record company.
U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 Elijah S Ruggles Post Office Location: Brush Creek, Butte, California Appointment Date: 19 Jun 1860 Volume #: 22 Volume Year Range: 1858-1867. Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-Sept. 30, 1971; Roll #: 10; Archive Publication #: M841.

1870 United States Federal Census Record he was a hotel keeper - home Bidwell, Butte County, CA.

"Rugles, E.S. – male, white, married, age 87 yrs, d. 2 Nov 1891." Source: Earliest Death and Burial Records, in the Butte County Courthouse, published serially in the Paradise Genealogical Society's publication, The Goldmine, Vol 9, No. 1, pg 6.

80-year-old Elijah Starr Ruggles was interred, per the Chico Cemetery Association Records, in the plot noted, on November 5, 1891.

** Date of newspaper is not always the date of the incident - this was a weekly, and stories were written, set, and the printing was done after the facts were typeset, often days later.

Chico Weekly Chronicle-Record, Saturday Morning, November 7, 1891, pg 3 col 1: The funeral of E.S. Ruggles took place yesterday afternoon from Fetters & Williams' undertaking parlors under the auspices of Chico Commandery, No. 12, Knights Templar.
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Hon. E. S. Ruggles, served as an assemblyman from his district , and was one of the leading men in the northern part of the state. His spouse was Laura Elcinda England, before her marriage, who became the mother of eleven children, seven of whom grew to mature years, viz.: Eliza, Peary, Pamelia, Emma Starr, Philip McCabe, Laura, and Henry Clay." Source: Mansfield, G. C. (1918). History of Butte County, California: with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present. Los Angeles, Calif.: Historic record company.


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  • Maintained by: Adriana
  • Originally Created by: J
  • Added: Feb 8, 2011
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65346137/elijah_starr-ruggles: accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Starr Ruggles (7 Apr 1811–3 Nov 1891), Find a Grave Memorial ID 65346137, citing Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte County, California, USA; Maintained by Adriana (contributor 47328225).