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RUE, Lafayette Schenck

RUE, Lafayette Schenck[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1829 - 1908  (78 years)

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  • Name RUE, Lafayette Schenck 
    Born 8 Sep 1829  “Ben Morgan Farm”, Lemon, Butler, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As DeLafayette Schenck Rue 
    Residence 1850  Lemon, Butler, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1860  Franklin, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1870  Franklin, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1880  Manufacturer of Drain Tile Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1880  Franklin, Warren, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1900  Franklin, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 24 May 1908  Warren, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried 27 May 1908  Woodhill Cemetery, Franklin, Warren, OH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 6228 Hamilton Middletown Rd, Franklin Township, Warren County, Ohio 45005
    Notes 
    • From Warren County Ohio Obituary (believe it is Western Star, May 28, 1908):

      Suddenly the Summons Came

      Lafayette S. Rue Killed by a Fall From a Tree

      Prominent Citizen and Retired Farmer Meets Death In His Own Door Yard Last Sunday Afternoon

      Death came quickly to Mr. L.S. Rue, a prominent retired farmer, at his home just south of town last Sunday afternoon. His son, Mr. P.H. Rue and his family, were spending the day at the old home as was their frequent custom, when the bees which are hived in the barn-yard swarmed and alighted on a bough of a tree standing near the house. Mr. L.S. Rue noticed the bees and against the protest of his son insisted upon climbing the tree and removing the bough. A ladder was procured and set up in the tree, Mr. P.H. Rue steadying it while his father ascended. In clutching the limb Mr. Rue lost his balance and slipped from the ladder. He held the bough and his son called to him asking if he could hold on while he shifted the ladder. He replied "Yes, for a minute." Those were his last words as the bough gave way and he fell to the ground, a distance of fifteen feet. He struck the ground full length and with a gasp expired, evidently killed by the shock which stopped his heart.

      Dr. H. J. Death (sp?!) was summoned at once but his family realized that nothing more could be done. Mr. Rue had led a long and active life, he was always industrious and his death came almost as he might have wished it, swiftly and suddenly even while he was at work. To have lain for months with a broken and bruised body would have been a sore trial to a man of his temperament.

      He was a prominent member of the Franklin Farmer's Club, and enthusiastic member of the Men's Club of Franklin, Vice President of the recently organized Citizen's Bank, of Miamisburg and a stockholder in one of Lebanon's leading banks.

      The funeral was held from the late home yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock and was largely attended. The services were conducted by Dr. B.F. Clayton, a former neighbor and personal friend of the deceased. The burial took place in Woodhill cemetery.

      Lafayette Schenck Rue, son of Theodorus C and Sarah Ann Rue, was born September 8, 1829, and died May 24th, 1908, being nearly seventy-nine years of age.

      There were two brothers, Garrett C and William J. Rue, and one sister, Maria Brininger, all of whom he survived.

      He was married to Mary Ann Pugh, on August 27th, 1856, and this union ended with her death on October 29th, 1907. There was born to them three sons and three daughters, two of the former and one of the latter having died in early childhood, and there being still living two daughters, Minnie and May Rue, and one son, Perry H. Rue. He leaves also three grandchildren, being Mary C., Allen P. and Milton C. Rue, children of his surviving son.

      The birthplace of the deceased was at the farm known as the "Ben Morgan" farm, in Butler County, Ohio, and his early life was spent in that locality. His only opportunity for education was a few short terms at the country school, and his learning there was of the most elementary kind. His vocation was that of a farmer, until about the year 1869, when he became an extensive manufacturer of drain tile, his first factory being located on the farm now owned by Mr. John S. Stoutenborough, about one mile south of Franklin, Ohio, at which place he resided from about the time of his marriage, until the year 1881, when he moved to the property formerly known as the "Hugh Death" homestead, and resided there until the time of his death. He there continued the business of manufacturing tile until about the year 1886, when he resumed farming for a few years and then retired from active labor.
    • From Neodesha Citizen 26 Jan 1872:

      Mr. L.S. Rue of Franklin, Warren county, Ohio, a brother of G.C. Rue of Neodesha, has been visiting in this vicinity for a few days past with the view of beholding the advantages and prospects of this part of the country. He expressed himself as much pleased with the outlook, being favorably with our town and country. He thought Neodesha, with its forests of timber, numerous water powers, and general suitableness for the purpose, could be made a manufacturing point of unusual consequence. Mr. Rue thinks of moving to Kansas - this part of it. He says that in his section of the Buckeye State the Kansas fever is raging, and the during the year many will immigrate hither. Should Mr. Rue come he would be followed by large numbers of his neighbors and acquaintances. [11]
    Person ID I1256  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 

    Father RUE, Theodorus C,   b. 1793, Freehold, Monmouth, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1852, Lemon, Butler, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother COUWENHOVEN, Ann,   b. Sep 1790, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1823  [12
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PUGH, Mary A,   b. 1838, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1907, Warren, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1856  Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. RUE, Perry H.,   b. 26 Jun 1858, Franklin, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1924, Franklin, Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. RUE, Minnie,   b. Feb 1867, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1959, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     3. RUE, May,   b. 24 Aug 1871, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1963, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1829 - “Ben Morgan Farm”, Lemon, Butler, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Lemon, Butler, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Aug 1856 - Warren County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Franklin, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Franklin, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Franklin, Warren, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Franklin, Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1908 - Warren, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 May 1908 - Woodhill Cemetery, Franklin, Warren, OH, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Lafayette Schenck Rue

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860.M653, 1,438 rolls. Franklin, Warren, Ohio, post office Franklin, roll M653_1047, page 183, image 367.

    2. [S10] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003.Original data -
    3. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls.
    4. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Franklin, Warren, Ohio, post office Franklin, roll 1277.

    5. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. Warren, Ohio, ED 136, roll T623 1330, page 6B.

    6. [S99] Ohio Census, 1790-1890, Jackson, Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1999), Online publication - Jackson, Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Ohio Census, 1790-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.

    7. [S199] Warren County Genealogical Society, "Lafayette Schenck Rue, son of Theodorus and Sarah Ann Rue, was born Septeember 8th, 1829, and died May 24th, 1908, being nearly seventy-nine years of age." , Newspaper obit (probably Western Star).

    8. [S199] Warren County Genealogical Society, The birthplace of the deceased was at the farm known as the "Ben Morgan" farm, in Butler County, Ohio” Newspaper obit (probably Western Star).

    9. [S8] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850.M432, 1,009 rolls. Lemon, Butler, Ohio, roll M432_663, page 451, image 668.

    10. [S181] History of Warren County Ohio, (Chicago, WH Beers & Co, 1880, reprinted 1971), The manufacture of drain tile was commenced several years ago by Mr. L. S. Rue on his farm south of town, and has grown to an astonishing business in his hands. A ready market was found both at home and abroad., p. 512.

    11. [S11] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of th.

    12. [S198] Probate Record, Warren County Ohio, Perry H. Rue, being duly sworn, says that Lafayette S. Rue, late a resident of the Township of Franklin, in said County, died interstate on or about the 24th day of May, A.D. 1908.

    13. [S750] Mr. L.S. Rue Visits.

    14. [S47] Early Dutch Settlers of Monmouth County, NJ, George C. Beekman, (1901, Moreau Brothers Publishers, Freehold, NJ), Garrett, Jan Couwenhoven's youngest son, as supposed, was born on the old homestead in Marlboro township April 27th, 1726, and lived there until his death, November 1st, 1812. He was buried in the yard of the Marlboro Brick church, and his age, inscribed on his tombstone, was 86 years and 6 months. He married first Neeltje, daughter of Benjamin VanMater and Elizabeth Laen, his wife, and had by her five children. His second wife was Antje, daughter of Peter Janse Schenck and Jannetj.

    15. [S140] Warren County Marriage Records, Ellen Van Houten, Florence Cole, (Copyright 1986, Cardinal Research, Cincinnati Ohio), Married by J.H. Corelton (sp?), Page 304, No. 593.




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