Relating to Samuel and Priscilla Rugg
My searching has led me to Lower Turkeyfoot Twp, PA. where I found Samuel and Priscilla Rugg owning a small farm just north of Ursina, PA.
They had eight Children that I have been able to identify, Twins who died at birth, Curtis, Samuel Jr., Mary, John, Lydia and David.
1. Samuel Jr. married Elizabeth "Sarah" Case and had two children; Jemimah and Elizabeth "Betsy" Rugg.
Betsy married Peter Growall and together they had seven children:
Mehalia Jane, Daniel, Johanna, David W., Hebah,Sarah Catherine, and Mary.
Mehalia Jane married Jacob Isaac Firestone and had a son
Curtis Rugg Firestone who married Anna Belle Williams and they had daughter Gladys Leora Firestone.
2. John married Elizabeth McNatt - research required.
3. Lydia married John Miksell - research required.
4. Mary married William Jesse King - research required.
5. David married Elizabeth Case and together they had five children;
Elizabeth, Hugh, David, Alonzo and Chalfant or perhaps Chaffin,
Hugh Rugg married Mary Ann Phillia and thier daughter Laura Ellen Rugg married Adam Herman. Adam married Agnes Thieman and thier son was my grandfather Clarence W. Herman. He married Eleanor Fellman and had three daughters Mary, Helen and Ann.
Helen married Edward Adrian Brummer and they had two children;
Lawrence Lynn Brummer
Russel Adrian Brummer.... That is where I fit in to all this mess.
If anyone has any information that would fill in the many blanks, please email me and help in any way possible.