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James Peter RuttledgeAge: 45 years18311876

Name
James Peter Ruttledge
Given names
James Peter
Surname
Ruttledge
Birth about 1831

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 12 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://goo.gl/0602J7
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://goo.gl/4B84q9
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
MarriageJulia Mary GrayView this family
May 3, 1856 (Age 25 years)
Note:

Hello I came across your name in GeneaNet. I am a direct descendant of James Peter Ruttledge and Julia Mary Gray who both died in Dunedin, NZ. Please contact me if you would like to share information. Regards Carol McCrone [mccronecarol@hotmail.com] Do 27.12.2007 19:49

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 26 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 30 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 36 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 36 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 38 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Death June 18, 1876 (Age 45 years)
Family with Julia Mary Gray - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 3, 1856Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, IRELAND

Marriage

Hello I came across your name in GeneaNet. I am a direct descendant of James Peter Ruttledge and Julia Mary Gray who both died in Dunedin, NZ. Please contact me if you would like to share information. Regards Carol McCrone [mccronecarol@hotmail.com] Do 27.12.2007 19:49

  1. Generation 1
    1. James Peter Ruttledge was born about 1831 and died on June 18, 1876 in Dunedin, Otago, NEW ZEALAND. He married Julia Mary Gray, daughter of John Gray and Elizabeth Wilson, on May 3, 1856 in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster. She was born about 1837 in County Mayo, Connacht, IRELAND and died on October 7, 1908 in NEW ZEALAND.