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William D. Rotruck

  • Birth 4 Aug 1847 Grant County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1918 Grant County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Grant County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 75854043

August 1847- 20 March 1918, son of Abraham and Miranda (Leatherman) Rotruck. (Wm. was called Preacher Bill) Not because he was a preacher. He liked to talk…

Descendants of William David Rotruck

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM DAVID5 ROTRUCK (ABRAHAM4, ABRAHAM3, LUDWIG2, JOHANNES1 ROTHROCK) was born 04 Aug 1847, and died 20 Mar 1918 in Keyser, WV Mineral County (death records). He married (1) ANN JEMIA ARNOLD 28 Feb 1870 in ar the home of Abraham Rotruck by Rev. William George, Grant County, WV, daughter of AMBER ARNOLD and REBECCA GEORGE. She was born 1852, and died 18 Jun 1894. He married (2) LAURA F. MARKWOOD 27 Oct 1896 in Mineral County, WV by Rev. George W. Leatherman (marriage record), daughter of JOHN MARKWOOD and SARAH "SALLIE". She was born Abt. 1851, and died 07 Aug 1912. He married (3) IDA BELLE HARRIS 04 May 1915 in At the residence of Rev. I. F. Roberts, Mineral County (marriage records, daughter of GEORGE HARRIS and ELIZABETH BLY. She was born 07 May 1863, and died 20 Apr 1928.

Notes for WILLIAM DAVID ROTRUCK:
At marriage William was 23 and Ann Jemima was 18.
at marrisge William was 49 and Laura was 46.
At marriage to Ida he was 66 years old and a widow. She was 51 years old
At death he was 70 years 7 months and 16 days old. died of apoplexy.

More About WILLIAM DAVID ROTRUCK:
Burial: Abraham Rotruck Cemetery on the land of Gene and Dottie Hughes

More About ANN JEMIA ARNOLD:
Burial: Abraham Rotruck Cemtery on the land of Gene and Dottie Hughes

Notes for LAURA F. MARKWOOD:
her monument says that she was 62 years old at death. On the monument she is listed as the wife of W. D. Rotruck. She was his second wife and the widow of Worth George

More About LAURA F. MARKWOOD:
Burial: Knobley Cemetery, near Martin WV Grant County

More About IDA BELLE HARRIS:
Burial: Harris Cemetery near Martin, WV (unmarked grave)

Children of WILLIAM ROTRUCK and ANN ARNOLD are:
2. i. JOSEPH HARMON "JOE"6 ROTRUCK, b. 15 Mar 1872, Grant County, WV (Birth Records) Grant District.; d. 24 Sep 1944, Maysville, WV Grant County (death records).
ii. WELLINGTON K. ROTRUCK, b. 13 Jul 1874, Grant County, WV (Birth Records) Grant District.; d. 18 Oct 1887, Grant County, WV (death records).

Notes for WELLINGTON K. ROTRUCK:
cause of death diphtheria.

More About WELLINGTON K. ROTRUCK:
Burial: Abraham Rotruck cemetery on the land of Gene and Dottie Hughes near the Mineral County line, south of Antioch , WV

3. iii. FANNIE " EDITH" ROTRUCK, b. 26 Jan 1877, Grant County, WV(birth records); d. May 1940, Goshen, Indiana.
iv. UNNAMED ROTRUCK, b. 1879; d. 26 Oct 1879, Grant County, WV (death Records).
4. v. LUCY M. ROTRUCK, b. 06 May 1881, Grant County, WV(birth records); d. 1957.
5. vi. ANNA LULA ROTRUCK, b. 30 Jan 1883, Grant County, WV (birth records); d. 05 Nov 1961, Antioch, WV.


Info: courtesy of Dottie Hughes


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  • Created by: Richard (Dick) Messinger
  • Added: 2 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75854043
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William D. Rotruck (4 Aug 1847–20 Mar 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75854043, citing Abraham Rotruck Cemetery, Grant County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Richard (Dick) Messinger (contributor 47572497) .