Baltis Ballagar Rusk

#4435, (between 1811 and 1814 - 30 October 1893)
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*David Lewis Rusk1 (1779 - )
Mother*Elizabeth _____1 (bt 1795 - 1800 - )

Family

Elizabeth W Gibson b. 1820, d. 1892
Children 1.Amanda Malvina Rusk (1838 - )
 2.Robert G Rusk (1840 - )
 3.Ann E Rusk (1842 - )
 4.Baltis Branson Rusk+ (1844 - 1924)
 5.Albert F Rusk (1846 - )
 6.Lucretia "Laura" Rusk (1849 - )
 7.Flora L Rusk (1852 - )
 8.Ada J Rusk (1854 - )
 9.Calvin Rusk (1857 - )
 10.Francis Marion Rusk (1860 - )
 11.George Rusk (1860 - )
Birth*between 1811 and 1814He was born between 1811 and 1814; census 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 give poss. birth 1811-1815. 
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 1823.1 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of David Lewis Rusk and Elizabeth _____ at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG, as m., age 10-14.3
Marriage*1837He married Elizabeth W Gibson, daughter of Robert Gibson and Anna Hare, in 1837 at Butler Co., OhioG
1840He and Elizabeth W Gibson appeared on the census of 1840 at Fairfield, Butler Co., OhioG; nei. Robert Gibson (50-59), Anna (50-59.)4 
22 August 1850He appeared on the census of 22 August 1850 at Springfield Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.5 
22 August 1850He and Elizabeth W Gibson appeared on the census of 22 August 1850 at Springfield Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.6 
21 July 1860He and Elizabeth W Gibson appeared on the census of 21 July 1860 at Springdale P.O., Springfield Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.7 
6 July 1870He and Elizabeth W Gibson appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 at College Hill P.O., Springfield Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.8 
10 June 1880He and Elizabeth W Gibson appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at Hamilton, Butler Co., OhioG.9 
Death*30 October 1893He died on 30 October 1893 at Richmond, Wayne Co., IndianaG.10 
"Baltis B. Rusk was born in 1811, in the State of Maryland, in Baltimore County. His parents were David Louis Rusk and Elizabeth Rusk, and they came to Hamilton County in 1823, and to Butler ounty in 1837. Baltis B. Rusk was married, in 1837, to Elizabeth W. Gibson, born in this county in 1819, and the daughter of Robert and Anna Gibson. They raised six boys and five girls. Three of his sons were in the Union army, serving three years. One went through to Savannah, with Sherman, and was in twenty-two battles; one was down on the coast, and one in the Carolinas. His grandfather Rusk was quartermaster to the French division, in Baltimore, in the Revolution. Two great-uncles were in the Revolution, both being wounded at the battle of Brandywine."11 

Citations

  1. [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. Hereinafter cited as History and Bio. of Butler Co. Ohio.
  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. [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].
  4. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Baltis (20-29); Elizabeth (20-29); m (10-14), m (<5); f (<5).
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Baltiss (36), farmer, b. MD, real estate value $7800; Elizabet W (31), b. OH.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Baltiss B (36), b. MD, farmer; Elizabeth W (31), b. OH.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. B.B. (45), farmer, b. MD, real estate value $15,000; Ann E. (40), b. OH.
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Baltazar (55), farmer, b. MD, real estate value $15,000; Elizabeth (50), b. OH, real estate value $15,000.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Bathis B (68), farmer, b. and parents b. MD; Elizabeth (60), b. OH, parents b. PA.
  10. [S362] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database], online Ancestry.com, Wayne County, book 3, O-Z, p 69; ref. City Health bk 10, p 81 and County Health bk 21, p 59; Rusk B B Oct 30 1893 Richmond an unknown place.
  11. [S996] Western Biographical Publishing Co., History and Bio. of Butler Co. Ohio, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohbutler/cyc/392.htm, transcriptin, p. 392.