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Emma Eta RuffAge: 75 years18681943

Name
Emma Eta Ruff
Given names
Emma Eta
Surname
Ruff
Married name
Emma Eta Smiley
Birth July 3, 1868 28 28
Birth of a brotherWalter Arthur Ruff
February 1870 (Age 18 months)
Census August 26, 1870 (Age 2 years)
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1870 Event Place: Illinois, United States Gender: Female Age: 2 Race: White Race (Original): W Birth Year (Estimated): 1867-1868 Birthplace: Illinois Page Number: 80 Household ID: 659 Line Number: 40 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: M593 GS Film number: 000545689 Digital Folder Number: 004263652 Image Number: 00650 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William Ruff M 32 Nova Scotia Mary Ruff F 30 Illinois Emma Ruff F 2 Illinois Walter Ruff M 0 Illinois Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M648-22B : accessed 8 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William Ruff, Illinois, United States; citing p. 80, family 659, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,689.
Death of a paternal grandmotherCatherine Floyd
1873 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Burial of a paternal grandmotherCatherine Floyd
1873 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Name: Catherine Ruff Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: Event Place: Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States of America Photograph Included: N Birth Date: Death Date: Affiliate Record Identifier: 99413730 Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery Citing this Record: "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLF-RSBV : accessed 14 December 2015), Catherine Ruff, ; Burial, Princeton, Bureau, Illinois, United States of America, Oakland Cemetery; citing record ID 99413730, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
Birth of a brotherClarence Albert Ruff
May 22, 1876 (Age 7 years)
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Birth of a brotherHarry Wilbur Ruff
March 3, 1878 (Age 9 years)
Census 1880 (Age 11 years)
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1880 Event Place: Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa, United States District: 149 Gender: Female Age: 12 Marital Status: Single Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Dau Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Birthplace: Illinois, United States Father's Birthplace: Canada Mother's Birthplace: Illinois, United States Sheet Number and Letter: 406A Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: T9 Affiliate Film Number: 0357 GS Film Number: 1254357 Digital Folder Number: 004241088 Image Number: 00818 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William Ruff Self M 41 Canada Walter A Ruff Son M 10 Illinois, United States Clarence Ruff Son M 4 Iowa, United States Harry Ruff Son M 2 Iowa, United States Emma Ruff Daughter F 12 Illinois, United States Mary E Ruff Wife F 39 Illinois, United States Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDLW-XCB : accessed 7 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William Ruff, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district 149, sheet 406A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0357; FHL microfilm 1,254,357.
Census 1885 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Secretary of State. State Historical Society, Des Moines
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1885 Event Place: Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa Gender: Female Age: 16 Birth Year (Estimated): 1869 Family Number: 16 Page: 3 Line Number: 29 GS Film number: 1021500 Digital Folder Number: 004539628 Image Number: 00300 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William V Ruff M 46 Mary E Ruff F 44 Walter Ruff M 14 Clarance Ruff M 8 Harrie Ruff M 6 Emma Ruff F 16 Citing this Record: "Iowa State Census, 1885," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HDJQ-J6Z : accessed 8 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William V Ruff, Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa; citing p. 3, 1885, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,021,500.
MarriageJohn Kyle SmileyView this family
July 2, 1888 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org: County courthouses, Iowa.
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Name: John K Smiley Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 02 Jul 1888 Event Place: Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Age: 22 Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: Ill. Father's Name: Robert W. Smiley Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Rachel Turnbull Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Emma E. Ruff Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Spouse's Birthplace: Ill. Spouse's Father's Name: William Ruff Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Walters Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: P88 2884 GS Film Number: 1481225 Digital Folder Number: 004320552 Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJDB-522 : accessed 9 December 2015), John K Smiley and Emma E. Ruff, 02 Jul 1888; citing Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.
Publication: "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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Name: John Kyle Smiley Birth Date: Birthplace: Monmouth, Ill. Age: Spouse's Name: Emma Eta Ruff Spouse's Birth Date: 1869 Spouse's Birthplace: Princeton, Ill. Spouse's Age: 19 Event Date: 01 Jul 1888 Event Place: Villisca, Iowa Father's Name: Robert W. Smiley Mother's Name: Rachel Spernbull Spouse's Father's Name: William Ruff Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Walters Race: Marital Status: Previous Wife's Name: Spouse's Race: Spouse's Marital Status: Spouse's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58850-2 System Origin: Iowa-VR GS Film number: 1481680 Reference ID: 2:3HGZCHK Citing this Record: "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJG9-V8X : accessed 11 December 2015), John Kyle Smiley and Emma Eta Ruff, 01 Jul 1888; citing Villisca, Iowa, reference 2:3HGZCHK; FHL microfilm 1,481,680.
Marriage of a parentWilliam V. RuffHarriett W. HanksView this family
December 25, 1893 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org: County courthouses, Iowa.
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Name: William V. Ruff Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 25 Dec 1893 Event Place: Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Age: 58 Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: New Brunswick Father's Name: Arthur Ruff Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Catherine Floyd Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Harriet W. Hanks Whipple Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: 39 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1854 Spouse's Birthplace: , Holt, MO Spouse's Father's Name: David Hanks Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Matilda Fall Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: pg59-1122 GS Film Number: 1481225 Digital Folder Number: 004320552 Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJDB-WVJ : accessed 14 December 2015), William V. Ruff and Harriet W. Hanks Whipple, 25 Dec 1893; citing Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.
Death of a fatherWilliam V. Ruff
November 3, 1916 (Age 48 years)
Publication: Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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Name: Wm. Van Ruff Gender: Male Burial Date: 05 Nov 1916 Burial Place: Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa Death Date: 03 Nov 1916 Death Place: Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa Age: 78 Birth Date: 12 Aug 1838 Birthplace: N. B. Nova Scotia Occupation: Retired Mecanic Race: Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Father's Name: Van Ruff Father's Birthplace: England Mother's Name: Mother's Birthplace: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B00005-1 System Origin: Iowa-EASy GS Film number: 1481703 Reference ID: p155 cn60 Citing this Record: "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XV4J-QZP : accessed 14 December 2015), Wm. Van Ruff, 03 Nov 1916; citing Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa, reference p155 cn60; FHL microfilm 1,481,703.
Burial of a fatherWilliam V. Ruff
November 5, 1916 (Age 48 years)
Publication: Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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Death of a brotherHarry Wilbur Ruff
April 1921 (Age 52 years)

Burial of a brotherHarry Wilbur Ruff
April 1921 (Age 52 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Name: Harry Wilber Ruff Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1921 Event Place: Hayden, Routt, Colorado, United States of America Photograph Included: Birth Date: 03 Mar 1878 Death Date: Apr 1921 Affiliate Record Identifier: 84239700 Cemetery: Hayden Cemetery Citing this Record: "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV21-9MSF : accessed 7 December 2015), Harry Wilber Ruff, 1921; Burial, Hayden, Routt, Colorado, United States of America, Hayden Cemetery; citing record ID 84239700, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
Death of a brotherWalter Arthur Ruff
1932 (Age 63 years)

Source: Find A Grave
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Burial of a brotherWalter Arthur Ruff
1932 (Age 63 years)
Source: Find A Grave
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Name: W A Ruff Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1932 Event Place: Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: Death Date: 1932 Affiliate Record Identifier: 67538578 Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery Citing this Record: "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2F-NFKW : accessed 7 December 2015), W A Ruff, 1932; Burial, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States of America, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 67538578, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
Death December 21, 1943 (Age 75 years)
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Name: Emma Ruffe Smiley Event Type: Death Event Date: 21 Dec 1943 Event Place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States Gender: Female Age: 75 Marital Status: Widowed Birth Date: 03 Jul 1868 Birthplace: Wyanet, Illinois Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Father's Name: William Ruffe Mother's Name: Mary Walters GS Film number: 1972828 Digital Folder Number: 005237793 Image Number: 00823 Citing this Record: "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF3G-88N : accessed 11 December 2015), Emma Ruffe Smiley, 21 Dec 1943; citing Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,828.
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Marriage: about 1867
18 months
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20 months
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
21 months
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Father’s family with Harriett W. Hanks - View this family
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step-mother
Marriage: December 25, 1893Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa
Family with John Kyle Smiley - View this family
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Marriage: July 2, 1888Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa

CensusCensus, Federal, 1870
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1870 Event Place: Illinois, United States Gender: Female Age: 2 Race: White Race (Original): W Birth Year (Estimated): 1867-1868 Birthplace: Illinois Page Number: 80 Household ID: 659 Line Number: 40 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: M593 GS Film number: 000545689 Digital Folder Number: 004263652 Image Number: 00650 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William Ruff M 32 Nova Scotia Mary Ruff F 30 Illinois Emma Ruff F 2 Illinois Walter Ruff M 0 Illinois Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M648-22B : accessed 8 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William Ruff, Illinois, United States; citing p. 80, family 659, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,689.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1880
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1880 Event Place: Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa, United States District: 149 Gender: Female Age: 12 Marital Status: Single Race: White Race (Original): W Occupation: Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Dau Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Birthplace: Illinois, United States Father's Birthplace: Canada Mother's Birthplace: Illinois, United States Sheet Number and Letter: 406A Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: T9 Affiliate Film Number: 0357 GS Film Number: 1254357 Digital Folder Number: 004241088 Image Number: 00818 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William Ruff Self M 41 Canada Walter A Ruff Son M 10 Illinois, United States Clarence Ruff Son M 4 Iowa, United States Harry Ruff Son M 2 Iowa, United States Emma Ruff Daughter F 12 Illinois, United States Mary E Ruff Wife F 39 Illinois, United States Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDLW-XCB : accessed 7 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William Ruff, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district 149, sheet 406A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0357; FHL microfilm 1,254,357.
CensusIowa State Census
Publication: Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Secretary of State. State Historical Society, Des Moines
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Name: Emma Ruff Event Type: Census Event Year: 1885 Event Place: Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa Gender: Female Age: 16 Birth Year (Estimated): 1869 Family Number: 16 Page: 3 Line Number: 29 GS Film number: 1021500 Digital Folder Number: 004539628 Image Number: 00300 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace William V Ruff M 46 Mary E Ruff F 44 Walter Ruff M 14 Clarance Ruff M 8 Harrie Ruff M 6 Emma Ruff F 16 Citing this Record: "Iowa State Census, 1885," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HDJQ-J6Z : accessed 8 December 2015), Emma Ruff in household of William V Ruff, Villisca, Jackson, Montgomery, Iowa; citing p. 3, 1885, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,021,500.
MarriageIowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934
Publication: Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org: County courthouses, Iowa.
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Name: John K Smiley Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 02 Jul 1888 Event Place: Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States Age: 22 Birth Year (Estimated): Birthplace: Ill. Father's Name: Robert W. Smiley Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Rachel Turnbull Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Emma E. Ruff Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Spouse's Birthplace: Ill. Spouse's Father's Name: William Ruff Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Walters Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: P88 2884 GS Film Number: 1481225 Digital Folder Number: 004320552 Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJDB-522 : accessed 9 December 2015), John K Smiley and Emma E. Ruff, 02 Jul 1888; citing Villisca, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.
MarriageIowa Marriages, 1809-1992
Publication: "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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Name: John Kyle Smiley Birth Date: Birthplace: Monmouth, Ill. Age: Spouse's Name: Emma Eta Ruff Spouse's Birth Date: 1869 Spouse's Birthplace: Princeton, Ill. Spouse's Age: 19 Event Date: 01 Jul 1888 Event Place: Villisca, Iowa Father's Name: Robert W. Smiley Mother's Name: Rachel Spernbull Spouse's Father's Name: William Ruff Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Walters Race: Marital Status: Previous Wife's Name: Spouse's Race: Spouse's Marital Status: Spouse's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58850-2 System Origin: Iowa-VR GS Film number: 1481680 Reference ID: 2:3HGZCHK Citing this Record: "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJG9-V8X : accessed 11 December 2015), John Kyle Smiley and Emma Eta Ruff, 01 Jul 1888; citing Villisca, Iowa, reference 2:3HGZCHK; FHL microfilm 1,481,680.
DeathMichigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
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Name: Emma Ruffe Smiley Event Type: Death Event Date: 21 Dec 1943 Event Place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States Gender: Female Age: 75 Marital Status: Widowed Birth Date: 03 Jul 1868 Birthplace: Wyanet, Illinois Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Father's Name: William Ruffe Mother's Name: Mary Walters GS Film number: 1972828 Digital Folder Number: 005237793 Image Number: 00823 Citing this Record: "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF3G-88N : accessed 11 December 2015), Emma Ruffe Smiley, 21 Dec 1943; citing Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,828.