DESCENDANTS OF JOHN RUDDELL

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    John Ruddell was born about 1695 and died in Shenandoah County VA in

May 1781.  He married Mary Cook.  Mary was born about 1700 and died in

Shenandoah County in 1785.

 

Known children of John and Mary (Cook) Ruddell.

 

  2.  (1). John Jr.                b.c.     1716

 

  3.  (2). Cornelius               b.c.     1717

 

  4.  (3). Stephen                 b.c.     1725   d.Aug    1800

         m.Mary Byrd

         m.Sarah Barnes

 

  5.  (4). Archibald               b.c.     1727

 

  6.  (5). Isaac                   b.c.     1730

 

  7.  (6). George                  b.c.     1740

 

 

4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Stephen Ruddell, a son of John and Mary (Cook) Ruddell, was born

about 1725 and died in Woodford County KY in August 1800.  He married

Mary Byrd about 1730.  Mary died about 1782.

    Stephen married Sarah Barnes.  Sarah was born about 1740.

 

Children of Stephen and Mary (Byrd) Ruddell.

 

  8.  (1). Ann                     b.Sep 20 1754   d.Jun 18 1795

         m.Benjamin Wilson Sep  4 1770

 

  9.  (2). Eleanor                 b.c.     1757

 

 10.  (3). James                   b.c.     1760

 

 11.  (4). Cornelius               b.Aug  5 1769   d.Jul 15 1849

         m.Margaret Wilson Jan 22 1788

         m.Catherine Kern

 

 12.  (5). Isaac                   b.c.     1773

         m.Eleanor Robinson

 

Children of Stephen and Sarah (Barnes) Ruddell.

 

 13.  (1). Stephen Jr.             b.c.     1786

         m.Sally Kirk

 

 14.  (2). Sarah                   b.c.     1787

 

 

8.ANN RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Ann Ruddell, a daughter of Stephen Ruddell, was born in Hampshire

County VA (WV) about 1750 and died in Harrison County VA (WV) June 18,

1795. She married Benjamin Wilson September 4, 1770.  Benjamin, a son

of David Wilson, was born November 30, 1747 and died December 2, 1827.

   Benjamin married Phoebe Davisson in Harrison County December 15,

1795.  Phoebe was born in 1776 and died June 24, 1849.

 

Children of Benjamin and Ann (Ruddell) Wilson.

 

 15.  (1). Mary Bird               b.Jul  9 1771   d.Dec 28 1837

         m.John Haymond Jul 3 1787

 

 16.  (2). William B.              b.Jan 23 1773   d.       1858

         m.Elizabeth Davisson

 

 17.  (3). Stephen Ruddell         b.Oct 21 1775

         m.Martha Spencer May 23 1798

 

 18.  (4). Benjamin Jr.            b.Jun 13 1778   d.Jun 29 1830

         m.Martha Louise "Patsy" Davisson

 

 19.  (5). Sarah                   b.Sep 11 1780   d.Apr 24 1854

         m.Benjamin Jones Brice

 

 20.  (6). Elizabeth               b.Aug 17 1782   d.Sep  3 1782

 

 21.  (7). Ann                     b.Jan 17 1786   d.Jul 19 1849

         m.John Jones Brice

 

 22.  (8). John                    b.Jul  5 1788   d. 12-26-1864

         m.Catherine Ash

         m.Margaret Martin

         m.Caridadine Caldwell

 

 23.  (9). Archibald Blackburn     b.Jul 25 1790   d.Jul  7 1830

         m.Edith Davisson Feb 27 1812

         m.Alphenia Martin

 

 24. (10). Cornelius Ruddell       b.Apr  7 1795   d.Feb 25 1856

         m.Rachel Bray Martin

 

 

11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Cornelius Ruddell, a son of Stephen and Mary (Byrd) Ruddell, was

born in Hardy County VA August 5, 1769 and died in Clark County IN July

15, 1849. He married Margaret Wilson January 22, 1788.  Margaret, a

daughter of William and Elizabeth (Blackburn) Wilson, was born April 7,

1769 and died in Clark County September 19, 1826.

    Cornelius married Catherine Kern.  Catherine was born in PA November

21, 1792 and died in Clark County February 26, 1868.

 

Children of Cornelius and Margaret (Wilson) Ruddell.

 

 25.  (1). Mary                    b. Apr 28 1790  d.Aug  4 1871

         m.Charles Beggs Nov 12 1812

 

 26.  (2). Elizabeth               b. 05-8-1792    d.Dec 12 1830

         m.James Sharp

 

 27.  (3). William                 b. 04-28-1794   d.Sep 24 1842

         m.Rebecca Tucker

 

 28.  (4). Stephen                 b. 06-23-1796,  d. 08-5-1820

 

 29.  (5). Sarah "Sally"           b. 03-23-1798

         m.Joseph Kincaide

         m.Jacob Botorff

 

 30.  (6). Cornelius               b. 03-15-1800,  d. 03-6-1828

         m.Sarah Caroline ------

 

 31.  (7). Rebecca                 b. 05-16-1803   d.Jan 14 1839

         m.M. A. Robinson

 

 32.  (8). Isaac                   b. 06-30-1804, d. 10-11-1827

 

 33.  (9). Margaret                b. 10-11-1811, d.Sep  7 1843

         m. Thomas Jones

 

 34. (10). James                   b. 1-18-1816,   d. 11-19-1848

         m.Elizabeth Bottorff

 

 35. (11). Wilson                  b. Aug 04 1806

         m.Mary Pauline Summers

 

Children of Cornelius and Catherine (Kern) Ruddell.

 

 36.  (1). Jacob Edward            b.Sep  4 1832   d.Jun 15 1878

         m.Virginia Rosina Crew

 

 

12.ISAAC RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Isaac Ruddell, a son of Stephen and Mary (Byrd) Ruddell, was born

about 1773 and died in Harrison County KY in 1819.  His will was

probated in Harrison County in February 1819.  He married Eleanor

Robinson.  Eleanor was born about 1773 and died in Harrison County in

1793.  Her will was probated in Harrison County July 16, 1793.

 

Children of Isaac and Eleanor (Robinson) Ruddell.

 

 37.  (1). Sarah                   b.c.     1785

 

 38.  (2). Robinson                b.c.     1787

         m.Catherine  ------

 

 39.  (3). Deborah                 b.c.     1789

         m.John Elliot

 

 40.  (4). Catherine               b.c.     1791

         m.Job Ingram

 

13.STEPHEN RUDDELL JR.     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Stephen Ruddell Jr., a son of Stephen and Sarah (Barnes) Ruddell,

was born about 1786.  He married Sally Kirk.

 

Children of Stephen Jr. and Sally (Kirk) Ruddell.

 

 41.  (1). Robert K.               b.c.     1810

         m.Dorothy J. Hankley

 

 42.  (2). Martha                  b.c.     1813

 

 43.  (3). Cornelius C.            b.Jun 22 1818   d.Mar  7 1855

         m.Sarah Emeline Graves

 

 44.  (4). Margaret M.             b.       1822   d.       1852

         m.Henry W. Duncan

 

 45.  (5). Elizabeth               b.c.     1827

 

 

25.MARY RUDDELL     11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN

RUDDELL

 

    Mary Ruddell, a daughter of Cornelius and Margaret (Wilson)

Ruddell, was born April 28, 1790 and died in Ashland, IL August 4,

1871.  She married a widower, Charles Beggs November 12, 1812.

Charles was born in Rockingham County VA October 30, 1775 and died in

Ashland, October 21, 1869.

 

Children of Charles and Mary (Ruddell) Beggs.

 

 46.  (1). Cornelius               b. 16-Aug-1813

 

 47.  (2). William Harvey          b. 20-Apr-1817

 

 48.  (3). James Lemem             b. 11-Nov-1819

 

 49.  (4). Lucy Jane               b. 13-Oct-1852

 

 50.  (5). Emma Rebecca            b. 11-Mar-1855

 

 51.  (6). William Crow            b. 10-Sep-1857

 

 52.  (7). John Landers            b. 13-Dec-1860

 

 53.  (8). George Henry            b. 8-Feb-1863

 

 54.  (9). Abraham Lincoln         b.Oct  4 1865

 

 

27.WILLIAM RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL

1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    William Ruddell, a son of Cornelius and Margaret (Wilson) Ruddell,

was born April 28, 1794 and died September 24, 1842.  He married

Rebecca Tucker.

 

Children of William and Rebecca (tucker) Ruddell.

 

 55.  (1). Benson

 

 56.  (2). Jessie

 

 

36.JACOB EDWARD RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL   

1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Jacob Edward Ruddell, a son of Cornelius and Catherine (Kern)

Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN September 4, 1832 and died there

June 15, 1878.  He married Virginia Rosina Crew.  Virginia was born May

12, 1835 and died in Clark County July 5, 1897.

 

Children of Jacob Edward and Virginia Rosina (Crew) Ruddell.

 

 57.  (1). Mary Louise             b.Aug 18 1856   D.Apr 20 1923

         m.George Leonard Zinck

 

 58.  (2). William Cornelius       b.Nov 15 1859   d.Feb  7 1920

         m.Winnie Dustin McElhinney

 

 59.  (3). Charles Francis         b.Jul  1 1863   d.Nov  9 1934

         m.Catherine M. Ashton

 

 60.  (4). Samuel Bushfield        b.Aug 31 1867   d.Jan 22 1943

         m.Florence Alice Dix

 

 61.  (5). Richard Owen            b.Jul 16 1871   d.May 31 1934

         m.Ida May Shepherd

 

 62.  (6). Jacob Edward Jr.        b.       1876   d.       1926

 

 

57.MARY LOUISE RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS

RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Mary Louise Ruddell, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Virginia Rosina

(Crew) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN August 18, 1856 and died

there April 20, 1923.  She married George Leonard Zinck.  George was

born November 21, 1852 and died October 13, 1909.

 

Known children of George Leonard and Mary Louise (Ruddell) Zinck.

 

 63.  (1). John Ernest             b.c.     1886

         m.Velma Roebuck

 

 64.  (2). Mary Elizabeth          b.Jun 14 1887   d.Aug  2 1966

 

 

58.WILLIAM CORNELIUS RUDDELL   36.JACOB EDWARD RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS

RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    William Cornelius Ruddell, a son of Jacob Edward and Virginia Rosina

(Crew) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN November 15, 1859 and died

there February 7, 1920.  He married Winnie Dustin McElhinney.  Winnie

was born December 20, 1870 and died in Clark County January 16, 1954.

 

Children of William Cornelius and Winnie Dustin (McElhinney) Ruddell.

 

 65.  (1). Edith Ione              b.Dec 31 1890

 

 66.  (2). Grace Aline             b.Jan  2 1894   d.Dec  9 1983

 

 67.  (3). Eva Lillian             b.Sep 19 1895   d.Dec 12 1897

 

 68.  (4). Harvey Sigmond          b.May 18 1898   d.Mary 16 1970

         m.Ruth E. C-----

 

 69.  (5). Maude Irene             b.May 29 1899

         m.Percy Cawein

 

 70.  (6). Sara Jane               b.Apr 24 1901

 

 71.  (7). Winnie                  b.Apr 30 1903

 

 72.  (8). Maxwell Duncan          b.Jan 31 1905

         m.Virginia -----

 

 73.  (9). William Cornelius       b.May 12 1907   d.Feb 22 1988

         m.Mary Helen Brightwell (Sep 2 1903-Mar 15 1960)

 

 74. (10). Doris Naomi             b.May 14 1909

 

 75. (11). Janice Field            b.May  1 1912

 

 

60.SAMUEL BUSHFIELD RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS

RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Samuel Bushfield Ruddell, a son of Jacob Edward and Virginia Rosina

(Crew) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN August 31, 1867 and died

there January 22, 1943.  He married Florence Alice Dix.  Florence was

born November 16, 1877.

 

Known children of Samuel Bushfield and Florence Alice (Dix) Ruddell.

 

 76.  (1). Allen E.                b.Dec 18 1899

 

 77.  (2). Virginia                b.c.     1900   d.c.     1900

 

 78.  (3). Horace Nelson           b.Apr 15 1905

 

 

61.RICHARD OWEN RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS

RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Richard Owen Ruddell, a son of Jacob Edward and Virginia Rosina

(Crew) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN July 16, 1871 and died there

May 31, 1934.  He married Ida Mae Shepherd.  Ida was born in Posey

County IN July 7, 1874 and died in Clark County January 25, 1949.

 

Children of Richard Owen and Ida Mae (Shepherd) Ruddell.

 

 79.  (1). Alma L.                 b.Jul 26 1900

 

 80.  (2). Louis Perry             b.       1902

         m.Helen Aigner

 

 81.  (3). Mila May                b.Apr 29 1904

         m.Parker Alton Bollinger

 

 82.  (4). Naomi Catherine         b.Jul  9 1908

         m.Jesse Doyle Beatty

 

 83.  (5). Richard Owen Jr.        b.Dec 16 1909   d.Jul 25 1970

         m.Elizabeth Lucille Mayfield

         m.Cleopatra Hay

 

 84.  (6). Ida May                 b.       1911

 

 

81.MILA MAY RUDDELL    61.RICHARD OWEN RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD

RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Mila May Ruddell, a daughter of Richard Owen and Ida Mae (Shepherd)

Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN April 29, 1904.  She married Parker

Alton Bollinger.

 

Children of Parker Alton and Mila May (Ruddell) Bollinger.

 

 85.  (1). Marjorie

 

 86.  (2). Parker Alton Jr.

 

 87.  (3). Carolyn

 

 

82.NAOMI CATHERINE RUDDELL    61.RICHARD OWEN RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD

RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Naomi Catherine Ruddell, a daughter of Richard Owen and Ida Mae

(Shepherd) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN July 9, 1908.  She

married Jesse Doyle Beatty.

 

Children of Jesse Doyle and Naomi Catherine (Ruddell) Beatty.

 

 88.  (1). Rosanna

 

 89.  (2). Louise

 

 

82.RICHARD OWEN RUDDELL JR.   61.RICHARD OWEN RUDDELL    36.JACOB EDWARD

RUDDELL    11.CORNELIUS RUDDELL     4.STEPHEN RUDDELL    1.JOHN RUDDELL

 

    Richard Owen Ruddell Jr., a son of Richard Owen and Ida Mae

(Shepherd) Ruddell, was born in Clark County IN December 16, 1909 and

died there July 25, 1970.  He married Elizabeth Lucille mayfield. 

Elizabeth was born in Clark County October 11, 1910 and died there June

2, 1960.

    Richard married Cleopatra Hay.

 

Children of Richard Owen Jr. and Elizabeth Lucille (Mayfield) Ruddell.

 

 90.  (1). Mary Louise             b.Jun  5 1928

         m.Clifford Eugene Zollman

 

 91.  (2). Robert Lee              b.Dec 20 1930

         m.Mary Ann Lewis

 

 83.  (5). Richard Owen Jr.        b.Dec 16 1909   d.Jul 25 1970

         m.Elizabeth Lucille Mayfield

         m.Cleopatra Hay

 

 84.  (6). Ida May                 b.       1911

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Karabogias, Pauline and Don Norman, "Descendants of David Davis

Wilson"

Runyon, Billie Jo, "The Wilson Family"

Zollman, Mary (Ruddell), Ruddell family group sheets