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Christian Ruh Family History

The following Family History was contributed by: Patricia Miller

Generation 1
Rudolph Ruh, Sr. married Katherine Mueller

Child of Rudolph and Katherine:

Generation 2
Christian Ruh born June 28, 1857 in New York City, New York. Christian was married in 1883, in the Town of Rhine, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin to Othelia Gatha {1st wife}. Othelia was born in 1859. Katherine Rauta {2nd wife of Christian Ruh}, currently no additional information is known.

Children of Christian and Othelia:

Generation 3
Isadore Ruh, a son, born September 25, 1887 in Chilton, Wisconsin. Married Cecelia Hemauer February 2, 1909 in Chilton, Wisconsin. Cecelia was born March 11, 1890 in Brothertown, Wisconsin and died June 13, 1968 St. Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Cecelia is buried in Hillside Cemetery located in Chilton. Isadore died March 1, 1977 at St. Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin and was buried on March 3, 1977 in Hillside Cemetery in Chilton.

Child of Isadore and Cecelia Hemauer Ruh:

Generation 4
Roger John Ruh, a son, born September 20, 1910. Roger died April 3, 1965 St. Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point, Portage County of epilepsy, speficially a grand mal seizure and was buried with his parents on the family plot in Breed Cemetery also known as Hillside Cemetery in Chilton. Roger never married, his occupation being that of a farmer until the time of his death.

Generation 3
Bertha Katherine Ruh, a daughter, born June 15, 1883 in Seymour, Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Bertha married John Frederick Kuhr on October 19, 1905 at Ebenezer Church in Chilton. Bertha died August 7, 1923 in Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. She was buried on August 9, 1923 in Waupaca.

Walter E. Ruh, a son, born November 1, 1893 in Schleswig, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Walter married Cecelia Boll. Walter died June 17, 1974 in Chilton and was buried June 20, 1974 in St. Mary's Cemetery in Chilton.

August H. Ruh, a son, born May 27, 1881 in Chilton. August married Clara E. Wallschlaeger on June 22, 1912 in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. August died at Kappes Nursing Home on January 10, 1965 in West Allis, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. He was buried January 13, 1965 in the Sunnyside Cemetery, Menomonee Falls.

George Charles Arthur Ruh, a son, born October 3, 1889 in Chilton. No additional information is known at this time.

Meta Ruh, a daughter, unknown birthdate or location, married Mr. DeVoss. No other information is known at this time.

Erwin Helmuth Ruh, a son, born July 25, 1896 in Chilton. He married Ozona O. {Unknown Last Name}. Erwin died December 6, 1978 in San Diego, San Diego County, California.

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