Rebecca Williams1,2

#4454, (circa 1805 - 6 July 1869)

Family 1

Jacob Snyder b. c 1795
Children 1.Catherine Snyder6 (c 1825 - )
 2.David W Snyder+2 (c 1826 - 1915)

Family 2

David L Rusk Jr. b. 1810, d. 1876
Children 1.William W Rusk+14 (c 1839 - bt 1895 - 1900)
 2.Lewis H Rusk+14 (c 1842 - 1920)
 3.Miner Rusk14 (c 1845 - 1865)
 4.George A Rusk+14 (1846 - 1927)
 5.Emily J Rusk14 (c 1849 - )
Her married name was Snyder.3 
Her married name was Snider.4 
It is poss., though not likely, that Rebecca Snyder who marr. David L Rusk was the dau., not the wid., of Jacob Snyder. There is Jacob Snyder who's death was reported in the Cincinnati Daily Gazette as 27 Dec 1844, age 48. []4 
Prob. sisters. Two of Susan's daus. were in the household of Rebecca's wid. husband, David L Rusk, in the 1870 census.4 
Her married name was Rusk.5 
Birth*circa 1805She was born circa 1805 at OhioG; (1850 census has age 35, 1860 has age 52.)6,7 
Marriage22 August 1821She married Jacob Snyder on 22 August 1821 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.3 
1830She and Jacob Snyder appeared on the census of 1830 at Montgomery, Sycamoe Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (possible, but one additional male, age <5.)8 
Marriage*18 July 1830She married David L Rusk Jr., son of David Lewis Rusk and Elizabeth _____, on 18 July 1830 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.5,3,7 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 at 5th Ward, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG.9 
3 September 1850She and David L Rusk Jr. appeared on the census of 3 September 1850 at Mill Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.10 
30 June 1860She and David L Rusk Jr. appeared on the census of 30 June 1860 at Mill Creek Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (Emily J from 1850 missing.)11 
Death*6 July 1869She died on 6 July 1869 at Walnut Hills, Hamilton Co., OhioG.7,12 
Burial*9 July 1869She was buried on 9 July 1869 at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OhioG; (est. date.)13 


  1. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1920, Roll 2. Reg. No. 2298. Lewis H Rusk, b. Cincinnati OH 2 Feb 1842, son of David Rusk (b. MD) and Rebecca Williams (b. OH); husb. of Jennie Rusk, res. 444 Spruce, 10th Ward, Indianapolis IN, ret. railroad carpenter; d. 7 Jan 1920, at res., hypostatic pneumonia, age 78y 11mm 5d; inf. Mrs. Jennie Rusk, same res.; bur Cincinnati, 10 Jan 1920, online
  2. [S1387] Ohio Certificates of Death 1908-1953, File No. 60780, Reg. No. 6102, Reg. Dist. 494, Prim. Reg. Dist. 8227, img. 38/2854. David William Snyder, b. Cincinnati OH 25 Aug 1825, son of Jacob Snyder and Rebecca Williams; wid., ret., res. 3232 Gilbert Ave., Cincinatti OH; d. at res. 23 Nov 1915, artero sclerosis; inf. David A Snyder, same res.; bur. Spring Grove 26 Nov 1915, Microfilm of original records, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio, online
  3. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [S345] The Cincinnati Chapter National Society Daughters of The American Revolution, compiler, Marriage Records of Hamilton County Ohio, 1817-1837, Part 1, Vols. 1–6 (Cincinnati: typed manuscript, 1941), online, img. 437/952. David Rusk and Rebecca Snider, marr. by James Challen.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. David L (40), b. MD, real estate value $60,000; Rebecca (35), b. OH; William (11); hh incl Catherine E (25) and David W Snyder (24), chair maker.
  7. [S518] Hamilton County Obituaries & Death Notices, online, Submitted by John H. LaMont July 2001: Death notice for Rebecca Rusk printed in the Cincinnati Daily Gazette on July 8, 1869. Death notice follows: "On Tuesday, July 6, at 15 minutes to 1 o'clock, at her late residence on Walnut Hills, Rebecca Rusk, wife of D. L. Rusk, in the 67th year of her age. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, from the family residence, Madison road. The friends and relatives are invited to attend. Carriages will leave J. P. Epply's, corner of Ninth and Plum, at 1 o'clock."
  8. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Jacob (30-39); F (20-29) [Rebecca]; 2 m (<5) [David W, ____]; f (5-9) [Catherine].
  9. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. David L (20-29); F (30-39) [Rebecca]; f (15-19) [Catherine Snyder]; m (10-14) [David Snyder], m (<5) [William].
  10. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. David L (40), b. MD, real estate value $60,000; Rebecca (35), b. OH; William (11). [imgs. are reverse page order]
  11. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. David L (52), b. MD, master carpenter, real estate value $73,000; Rebecca (52), b. OH; William W (21), Lewis H (18), Miner (16), George A (13); David Snider (34), b. OH, carpenter, Catherine Snider (36), b. OH.
  12. [S1386] Hamilton County Death Notices 1827-1920 (Cincinnati: Hamilton County Genealogical Society, index online, Rebecca Rusk, d. 6 Jul 1869, age 67. Citing Cincinnati Commercial 6 Jul 1869, p. 5; Cincinnati Daily Times 7 Jul 1869, p. 2; Cincinnati Daily Gazette 7 and 8 Jul 1869.
  13. [S1628], online, no photo. Narrative (from Cincinnati Spring Grove Volunteer Admin): Rebecca Rusk, b. unk., d. 1869; bur. Spring Grove Cemetery, Garden LN, Section 52, Lot 96, Space 3. Find A Grave Memorial 79029459.
  14. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. David L (40), b. MD, real estate value $60,000; Rebecca (35), b. OH; William (11).