Samuel Rusk

#4434, (5 February 1817 - 10 August 1883)
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*David Lewis Rusk (1779 - )
Mother*Elizabeth _____ (bt 1795 - 1800 - )

Family

Mary A Henderson b. c 1826, d. 1901
Children 1.Samuel G Rusk7 (c 1843 - )
 2.Elizabeth E Rusk7 (c 1847 - )
 3.David L Rusk7 (c 1848 - )
 4.Laura Rusk8 (c 1855 - )
 5.William J Rusk8 (1860 - 1933)
 6.Anna J Rusk8 (c 1868 - )
Why/when/with whom relo to Indiana?1 
Birth*5 February 1817He was born on 5 February 1817 at Baltimore Co., MarylandG
1820He appeared on the census of 1820 in the household of David Lewis Rusk and Elizabeth _____ at Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MarylandG; (father of David Lewis or Elizabeth may be in hh.)2
circa 1823He removed with David Lewis Rusk and Elizabeth _____ to Hamilton Co., OhioG, circa 1823.3 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of David Lewis Rusk and Elizabeth _____ at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG, as m., age 5-9.4
Marriage*August 1839He married Mary A Henderson in August 1839 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG.5 
1840He and Mary A Henderson appeared on the census of 1840 at Madison Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG; (neis. Wm Rusk (20-30) and Danl Henderson (60-69), both sh. 263; David Rusk (60-69), sh. 262.)6 
24 August 1850He and Mary A Henderson appeared on the census of 24 August 1850 at Haddon, Sullivan Co., IndianaG.7 
4 June 1870He and Mary A Henderson appeared on the census of 4 June 1870 at Merom, Sullivan Co., IndianaG.8 
9 June 1880He and Mary A Henderson appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at Martinsville, Clark Co., IllinoisG.9 
Death*10 August 1883He died on 10 August 1883 at Sullivan Co., IndianaG, at age 66.10 

Citations

  1. [S520] VWH.
  2. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. M (45+) [____]; M (26-44) [David Lewis]; F (16-25) [wife Elizabeth]; m (10-15) [David L]; 5 m (<10) [Baltis, William, Samuel, Elam, ____, ____]; f (10-15) [____], 2 f (<10) [Frances Elizabeth (would be 7), ____].
  3. [S996] Western Biographical Publishing Co., A History and Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County Ohio (transcription) (Cincinnati, Ohio: Western Biographical Publishing Company, 1882), Butler County OHGenWeb Project, transcriber, p. 394. Baltis B. Rusk, b. MD 1811, son of David Louis Rusk and Elizabeth Rusk, removed to Hamilton Co. OH in 1823, and to Butler Co.1837.
  4. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. David L[ewis] (40-49); F (30-39) [Elizabeth]; m (15-19) [David L Jr], 2 m (10-14) [Baltis, William], 2 m (5-9) [Samuel, Elam], m (<5) [poss. Edward]; f (15-19) [Frances Elizabeth would be 17], 2 f (10-14) [dau2, dau3], 2 f (5-9) [dau4, dau5], f (<5) [dau6].
  5. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Mary A. Henderson; Spouse Name: Samuel Rush; Marriage Date: Aug 1839; Marriage County: Montgomery.
  6. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel (20-29); F (15-20) [Mary A].
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel (29), b. MD, farmer; Mary H (23), b. IN.
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel (52), b. MD, farm laborer; Mary A (44), b. IN.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel (66), b. and parents b. MD, laborer; Mary A (55), b. IN, parents b. KY.
  10. [S362] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database], online Ancestry.com, Samuel Rusk, d. 10 Aug 1883, age 70. County Health Office, Sullivan, IN, book H-30, p.41 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.