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Dr. Rufus Lewis St. John

Dr. Rufus Lewis St. John

Male 1839 - 1932  (92 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and 24 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Relationshipwith Mathias St. John
    Born 4 Sep 1839  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Aug 1932  Cincinnati, Appanoose, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary for Rufus Lewis St John
      Rufus Lewis St.John Was born in Trumbull County, Ohio, on the 4th day of September 1893, and died August 1.1932, at his home in Cincinnati, Iowa., aged 92 years, 10 months and 17days. He was married to A.E. Maulsby in Jan, 1862. To this union eight children were born, tow of these children and their mother proceeded him in death several years ago. In June,1888, he was united in marriage to Mrs.Maggie Kearnes and to this union was born four children. He was a fast Nobel Grand in the I.O.O.F. Lodge 280, in Unionville, Mo., having been a member for about sixty years. He Leaves to mourn their loss, a wife and ten children living. Mrs. Owen O'Donnell, of Cincinnati, Ia., Mrs. Arthur Morrison of Cincinnati, De Loss, of Colorado., Sam, Edd and Ruben of Elmira Mo., Pearl of Kansas, Mrs. Joe Jump of Keokuk Ia., Mrs. Clarence Fox of Cincinnati., Mrs. Floyd Brice of Ethel Mo., and one step-daughter Mrs. Charlie Dove of Cincinnati, Iowa, besides 36 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, and three brothers living in Washington, a host of friends and relatives. He was united with the Christian Church in La Grange, Iowa., when a young Man. Having moved to Missouri he put his membership in the Christian Church at Stringtown where it still remains. Before leaving the home for Unionville, Bro. Oscar Andrews offered a prayer of comfort for the family, after with the remains were taken to the Christian Church in Unionville Mo., where Rev. E.J. McKinley conducted the funeral and the body which lay in a casket draped in the United States flag, was viewed by a host of sorrowing friends and relatives. He was laid to rest in the Unionville cemetery by the I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 280 and the G.A.R.who put on the memorial rites as the body was lowered to final resting place where he so often of late wanted to go. He was a patient sufferer, having been in bed the last two years but always cheerful and never complaining. Everything was done that loving hands could do,but his life on this earth being through, he fell asleep and never wakened. A precious one from us has gone, a voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled.
    Age 92 years 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID SSH2012  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2016 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Dr. Rufus Lewis St. John 

    Father Ancestors Ruben Green St. John
              b. 31 Jul 1820, Erie, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jun 1900, Eldora, Hardin, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Philena Lackey
              b. 1 May 1822, Brookfield, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Jun 1882, Steamboat Rock, Hardin, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Children 9 children 
    Family ID F5177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 1 Avaril Emma Maulsby
              b. 1840
              d. 1888  (Age 48 years) 
    Children 8 children 
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F5183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 2 Margaret Davis, Kearns
              b. 16 Jan 1860
              d. 13 Aug 1936  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 4 children 
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F5179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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