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Notes for Amelia Brees Rutan:

The Family of John Brees & Mary Ann Moore

1850 census Elmira, Chemung Co., NY page 280
Household 1170/1257
John Breese, male, age 41, b. NY, Farmer
Mary,female, age 40, b. NY
Alvira, female, age 17, b. NY
Squire, male, age 15, b. NY
Solomon, male, age 11, b. NY
Amelia, female, age 9, b. NY
Philena, female, age 7, b. NY
Philander, male, age 5, b. NY
Fanny C., female, age 2, b. NY
Luther D., male, age 3/12, b. NY
Hannah Moore, female, age 27, b. NY

1860 census Elmira, Chemung Co., NY
Household #836
John Breese, male, age 50, b. NY, Farmer
Mary, female, age 50, b. NY
Squire, male, age 25, b. NY, farm laborer
Solomon, male, age 21, b. NY, farm laborer
Amelia, female, age 19, b. NY, Milliner
Philena, female, age 17, b. NY
Philander, male, age 14, b. NY
Fanny C., female, age 12, b. NY
Judson, male, age 8, b. NY
Minnie A., female, age 5, b. NY

James C. Rutan on November 13, 1861 Brother of Ellen Rutan who married Amelia's brother Squire on March 12, 1861.
From book - Our county and its people : a history of the valley and county of Chemung from the closing years of the eighteenth century
Author: Towner, Ausburn, Date of Publication: 1892
1864 - James enlisted in Company A, 179th Regiment, New York Volunteers, (Union Army, Civil War) which was composed largely of Chemung County men. Commanding officer was Col. William M. Gregg
\\Civil War Service Records Record
about James C. Rutan
Name: James C. Rutan
Company: A
Unit: 179 N. Y. Infantry.
Rank - Induction: Private
Rank - Discharge: Private
Allegiance: Union
There is a Civil War pension file for James C. Rutan, A179 NY Infantry, with an application # 310919, certificate # 266854. Listed as an invalid class pension.

1870 census Ward 3, Elmira, Chemung Co., NY
James Retan, age 30, carpenter, b. NY
Antonnette, age 28, keeping house, b. NY
Frederick, age 5, b. NY
Edwin, age 2, b. MN

1880 United States Census Elmira, Chemung, New York Page Number 267B
James C. RUTAN Self M Male W 40 NY Carpenter NY PA
Amelia RUTAN Wife M Female W 39 NY Keeping House NY PA
Fredrick RUTAN Son S Male W 15 NY At School NY NY
Edward RUTAN Son S Male W 11 NY At School NY NY
Jennie RUTAN Dau S Female W 8 NY At School NY NY
Luther RUTAN Son S Male W 5 NY At School NY NY
Irwin RUTAN Son S Male W 3 NY NY NY
Flora RUTAN Dau S Female W 1 NY NY NY

1900 34th Ward Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA sheet 6B
5413 Arch Street Household #127/132
James C. Rutan, head, Sept 1838, age 61, NY/NY/NY, carpenter
Amelia, June 1841, age 59, NY/NY/NY
Erwin, son, Oct 1846, age 23, NY/NY/NY, salesman

James Rutan
Age: 74 State: PA
Color: W Enumeration District: 1120
Birth Place: New York Visit: 0111
County: Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents: Relation Name Age Birth Place
Wife Amelia M 69 New York

I have seen death date of Feb. 26, 1911 for both James & Amelia. Which is correct??
Adam's Genealogy
Entries: 430 Updated: Mon Mar 15 10:53:08 2004 Contact: Adam Johnson
ID: I372
Name: James Clearwater RUTAN
Sex: M
Birth: 26 SEP 1838 in Sullivan Co., NY
Death: 26 FEB 1911 in Philadelphia, PA
1860 New York Census
New York, CHEMUNG, Roll 730 Book 1, Page 979, Line 25
James Rutan - 22 M - Cabinet Maker
Value of Personal Estate: 100
Place of Birth: NY

Father: Peter RUTAN b: 9 JUL 1804 in Hackensack, NJ
Mother: Jane SHERMAN b: 1 MAR 1815 in Ulster Co., New York

Marriage 1 Amelia M. BREESE b: 5 JUN 1841 in Horsehead, NY
Married: 15 NOV 1861 in Horsehead, Ny
Ida M RUTAN b: 15 JUN 1863 in Horseheads,NY
Frederick W RUTAN b: 29 DEC 1864 in Horseheads, NY
Edwin E. RUTAN b: 11 JUN 1868 in NY
Jennie M RUTAN b: 5 AUG 1871 in Elmira, NY
Martin Luther RUTAN b: 2 DEC 1874 in Elmira, NY
Erwin Jessie RUTAN b: 30 NOV 1876
Flora Townsend RUTAN b: 22 MAY 1879