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RUDD James William

Male 1839 - 1907  (68 years)


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  • Name RUDD James William 
    Born 21 Feb 1839  Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Washington Ward 4, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1860  Washington Ward 4, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Washington Ward 4, Washington, District of Columbia 
    • Age 22 on the census and born in Virginia
    Occupation 1870  Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cabinet Maker 
    • per census info
    Residence 1880  Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Iowa 
    • The 1880 census shows that the family has moved to Iowa, whre he is a cabinet maker there. Wife, Sarah, is listed as age 38. Daughter, Amanda is listed as age 11. Son, John is listed as age 13.

      In 1870, Reese Pugh's widow, Mary Ann Rudd Pugh, and their children were living in Logan, Jefferson Twp., Harrison Co., Iowa, near her brother, James William Rudd, who arrived in Iowa just before the census in 1870.
    Census 1885 
    • Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
      about Wm Rudd Name: Wm Rudd
      Birth Year: abt 1809
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Gender: Male
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Census Date: 1885
      Residence State: Iowa
      Residence County: Harrison
      Locality: Union
      Roll: IA1885_198
      Line: 29
      Family Number: 176
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members: Name Age
      I W Rudd 46
      Sarah Rudd 40
      Johen Rudd 18
      Amanda Rudd 16
      Ada Rudd 15
      Wm Rudd 76
    Residence 1890  Downey, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Living in California with one of his children 
    • Shown on 1900 census as father-in-Law. Showed age as 62. Living with daughter Ada and her husband.
    Residence 1895  Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Per the Iowa State Census 
    Census 1900  Downey Township, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1900 United States Federal Census about Sarah C Rudd
      Name:      Sarah C Rudd
      Age:      62
      Birth Date:      May 1838
      Birthplace:      Virginia
      Home in 1900:      Downey, Los Angeles, California
      [Los Angeles]
      Race:      White
      Gender:      Female
      Relation to Head of House:      Mother-in-law
      Marital Status:      Married
      Spouse's Name:      James W Rudd
      Marriage Year:      1860
      Years Married:      40
      Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace:      Virginia
      Mother: number of living children:      3
      Mother: How many children:      3
      Occupation:      View on Image
      Neighbors:      View others on page
      Household Members:     
      Name      Age
      John D Ardis      51
      Ada V Ardis      29
      Cecil O Ardis      6
      James W Rudd      62
      Sarah C Rudd      62
    Fraternal Organization Masons 
    • James was also a member of the Masonic fraternity Chrysolite Lodge No. 420 at Logan, Iowa
    Reference Number 780 
    Residence 6 Jun 1900  Downey Township, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Downey Township census, Pg.3
    Died 25 Sep 1907  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He and His sister Matilda Jane married the Sprinkle Brother and sister.

      James William Rudd was born in 1838 in Amsterdam, Botetourt County, Virginia, one of three children of William Tottington Rudd and Lydia Amanda Hutchings. He learned the art of cabinet making from his father and made it his business. In 1859, he married Sarah Catherine Sprinkle in Rockingham County, Virginia. They were the parents of four children: Charles William and John Wesley (twins); Amanda Jane who married James T. Barnett, and Ada Virginia who married John Dawson Ardis. Charles William died in 1882 of a gun-shot which accidentally discharged when the gn was removed from a load of lumber.

      James William Rudd took his family and joined others from Botetourt County, Virginia in their move to Harrison County, Iowa, arriving there in June 1870. He established himself there as a cabinet maker and continued that business until 1881 when he sold his business and took up farming in Union Township of Harrison County, Iowa. He had traded a house and lot and his stock of furniture for the farm and then he bought the lumber and grain business which had belonged T. M. C. Logan.

      Politcally, James William was supporter of the Democratic party. He and his family were Methodists. James was also a member of the Masonic fraternity Chrysolite Lodge No. 420 at Logan, Iowa as well as the Ancient Order of United Workmen.

      James William Rudd died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California September 25, 1908.
    Person ID I427  Booth Family
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2016 

    Father RUDD William Tottington,   b. 17 Nov 1809, Alexandria, Alexandria (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Downey, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother HUTCHINS Lydia Amanda,   b. 15 Jun 1813, Winchester, Frederick Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1873, Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1832  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SPRINKLE Sarah Catherine,   b. 4 May 1843, Rockingham County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1926, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1860  Fincastle, Botetourt, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There is a: JAMES M. RUD married SARAH RUD 04 November 1841 Tazewell County, Va. However according to his birth date, this isn't possible.

      Married at Henry Anderson's
    Children 
     1. RUDD Charles William,   b. Abt 1867,   d. 28 Oct 1882, Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. RUDD John Wesley,   b. 15 May 1867, Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1941, Huntington Beach, Orange California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. RUDD William Edward,   b. 15 May 1867, Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1930, Henrico County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. RUDD Amanda Jane,   b. May 1869, Greenville, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. RUDD Ada Virginia,   b. 25 May 1871, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1964, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1839 - Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 1870 - Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Iowa - 1880 - Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Living in California with one of his children - 1890 - Downey, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Per the Iowa State Census - 1895 - Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Downey Township, Los Angeles, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 Jun 1900 - Downey Township, Los Angeles, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 1907 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S191] LDS IGI Data Batch 8116103, Source 1260906, Sheet 36.

    2. [S233] 1870 Census, United States Gov't ensus, Pg 449, Amsterdam District, Boutot County, Va (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S232] 1860 Census, 1860 Census (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S232] 1860 Census, 1860 Census, Washington Ward 4, Washington, District of Columbia (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S233] 1870 Census, United States Gov't ensus.

    6. [S258] 1880 Census, 1880 Census, Iowa census, 1880 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S236] 1900 Census, US Gov't, Downey, Los Angeles, California, USA (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S236] 1900 Census, US Gov't (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1038] sdgyl, Sue, [(E-ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE),] (Reliability: 3).