Thelma Ruley

F
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Wallace Lloyd Rumsey

M, b. 18 October 1922, d. 26 July 2010

Wallace Lloyd Rumsey
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011
  • Birth*: Wallace Lloyd Rumsey was born on 18 October 1922 at Miles, Tom Green County, Texas.
  • Marriage*: He married Earline McFall, daughter of Walter Aaron McFall and Jessie Lea Hodges, on 11 August 1946 at San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas.
  • Death*: Wallace Lloyd Rumsey died on 26 July 2010 at Lewisville, Texas, at age 87.
  • Obituary: Wallace Lloyd Rumsey

    Age 87 of Lewisville, moved to heaven on July 26, 2010.
    Service will be held at The Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple, Tx on July 29 at 2:00pm. Interment in Bellwood Memorial Park Cemetery.
    He was born on October 18, 1922 on a farm five miles out of Miles, Tx in Tom Green County. His parents were Wallace E. Rumsey and Viola Tennyson. He is preceded in death by his wife Earline McFall, his parents, and his brother Leland and his wife Oleta.
    He graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry and Sul Ross State Univ with a Masters of Education. He served in the Army and the Navy during World War II. Mr. Rumsey taught 9 years in high school and 21 years in elementary school. He taught Vocational Agriculture, 5th and 6th grade Math and Science, and Elementary PE. He and his wife taught in Water Valley, Pecos, Imperial, Big Lake, and Kerrville.
    He was a member of Austin’s Old Three Hundred, Sons of the Republic of Texas, Denton County Aggie Alumni, John Berry Association, First United Methodist Church of Lewisville, Retired Teachers Lewisville, and a Life Member of American Legion Post 133 of Temple.
    Lloyd was a loyal church member wherever he lived. He enjoyed being a school teacher, an Aggie and a volunteer wherever he found a need. He and Earline loved to travel in a motor home.
    Survivors are a son, Ronald Louis Rumsey, and his wife Anne, of Carrollton; a daughter, Jan Wimmer Bolte and her husband, Greg, of St Louis ; a sister, Lucille Coleman and her husband Howard of San Angelo. He has four grandchildren, Lance Wimmer, Kate Rumsey, Stephen Rumsey, and Scott Rumsey.
    In lieu of flowers please make donations to the food pantry in Temple that both Lloyd and Earline supported and volunteered at: Churches Touching Lives of Christ, P. O. Box 4482, Temple, Tx 76505.

Family: Earline McFall b. 3 Apr 1925, d. 14 Jul 1998

Wallace Lloyd Rumsey Jr.

M, b. 26 September 1948, d. 27 September 1948
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011

Alice Rush

F, b. 9 June 1880, d. 15 November 1966
  • Last Edited: 29 Apr 2015

Family: Bithel L. Garey b. 16 Oct 1882, d. 1917

Steven Rush

M, b. 1850
  • Last Edited: 4 Jun 2011
  • Birth*: Steven Rush was born in 1850 at Italy.

Family:

George Raymond Rushia

M, b. 4 September 1905, d. 26 December 1975
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Marriage*: George Raymond Rushia married Margaret Lloyd.
  • Birth*: George Raymond Rushia was born on 4 September 1905.
  • Death*: He died on 26 December 1975 at Columbus, Ohio, at age 70.

Family: Margaret Lloyd b. 1907

James William Rushia

M
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Loretta (?)

William Frederick Rushia

M
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006

Family: Nellie B. Wilt b. 5 Aug 1882

Donald W. Russell

M
  • Last Edited: 17 Jul 2011

Elvira Russell

F
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Family: Benjamin Pollard

Joyce Russell

F
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Family: Deacon Edmund (2) Rice b. 9 Dec 1653, d. 25 Sep 1719

Raymond Russell

M
  • Last Edited: 18 Jun 2008

Family: Leona Atchley

William Russell

M
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2007

Amanda Ruston

F, b. 1876
  • Last Edited: 8 Mar 2011
  • Birth*: Amanda Ruston was born in 1876 at Texas.
  • (Witness) Census1880: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of George W. Ruston's household.

Anderson P. Ruston

M, b. 1854
  • Last Edited: 8 Mar 2011
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.

Andrew Newman Ruston

M, b. June 1850, d. 1926
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2012
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.

Family: Lucy Bartlett b. 1848

Daniel Ruston

M, b. 1880
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006
  • Birth*: Daniel Ruston was born in 1880.

Delila Ruston

F, b. 1875, d. before 1910
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Elizabeth Ruston

F, b. 1879
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Ruston was born in 1879.

George W. Ruston

M, b. 9 September 1852, d. 23 July 1924
  • Last Edited: 14 May 2018
  • Occupation*: He was a farmer.
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.
  • Census1880*: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1880 DeWitt County.

John M. Ruston

M, b. 14 August 1818, d. 23 June 1908
  • Last Edited: 1 May 2018
  • Birth*: John M. Ruston was born on 14 August 1818 at North Carolina; 1860 census says born 1823; 1900 census says 1817.
  • Marriage*: He married Minerva M. Selkridge, daughter of Joseph Newman and Rachel Rabb, on 3 October 1848 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Marriage*: John M. Ruston married Amanda Garey, daughter of Seymour Garey and Sally Carney, on 10 September 1851 at DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Marriage*: John M. Ruston married Elizabeth (?) in 1873.
  • Death*: John M. Ruston died on 23 June 1908 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 89.
  • Burial*: He was buried at Alexander Cemetery.
  • Obituary: OBITUARY: (Yoakum Weekly Hearld) June 25,1908, Vol.12, No.44
    John M.Suston (should be listed John M. Ruston):
    An aged Man Died; Lacked one month and twenty-one days of being ninety years of age.
    On Tuesday night at the home of Mr and Mrs. Wm Rice, which is within three miles of this city. Mr. John M. Suston [Ruston] died from Brights Disease.
    This gentleman liked just one month and twenty-one days of having lived one score and ten years longer than the allotted life. Mr. Suston would have been had he lived to see the 14th of August, 90 years of age, and almost every year of that age, until recently, has been full of vigor and health.
    Mr. Suston leaves three sons, Andy Suston residing near Austin, George Suston, residing near Wharton and John Suston who when last heard was in Florida. Of these three only George Suston will be in attendance upon the funeral.
    Mr. Suston moved to Texas from Alabama in the good year 1836 and located in DeWitt County. From there he fought in the Mexican War, and then the Civil War and fought Indians for the fun of the thing. He has been engaged in almost every hard Indian fight to take place in this part of the state. His war records have all been clear and clean ones, and his readiness to fight for his home and country was never disputed.
    Mr. Suston first located in DeWitt County. After which he moved to Bastrop County and then later on back here. He has been married three times, each of his wives, being died some years ago. Mr. Suston has been a constant user of chewing tobacco since a boy and used it until his very death. He drank some whiskey, occasionally drinking to excess but very seldom. The latter years of the old gentleman have been spend in the home of his step-grandson, Mr. Wm. Rice, at whose home the old gentleman breathed his last. The funeral took place today when his remains were buried at the Alexander Cemetery.
  • Note*: He moved from Alabama to Texas in 1836.
  • Note: Rachel Newman Rabb (Minerva's mother) was granted guardianship of Minerva's children, Elizabeth Ann, Serena and Andrew. In 1856, John Ruston petitioned the court for guardianship of Andrew and it was granted. Andrew was 6 years old in 1851.
  • Census1860*: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 6 August 1860 DeWitt County, Texas; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • Census1870*: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 August 1870; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.
  • Census1880*: The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 June 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; Precinct 15, John M. 58, born Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1900: The 1900 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of William Henry "Roane" Rice's household; Rice, William, head, w/m/Apr 1857/43, married 17 years, born Texas, father born Ohio, mother born New York, farmer, owned house, Mary E., wife, w/f/Aug 1858/41, 7 children, 6 living, born Texas, parents Germany, Jessie J., son, w/m/May 1885/15, born Texas, Effie J., son, w/m/Oct 1887/12, born Texas, Salina, daughter, w/f/July 1890/9, born Texas, Amelia, daughter, w/f/Feb 1893/7, born Texas, Eugene H. w/m/6 born Texas, Eva A. Harmes, niece, w/f/Sept 1889/11, born Texas, parents born Germany, John M. Ruston, grandfather, w/m/Aug 1817/82, born North Carolina, parents born Tennessee.

Family 1: Minerva M. Newman b. 1814, d. 1850

Family 2: Amanda Garey b. bt 1819 - 1821, d. a 1881

Family 3: Elizabeth (?) d. b 1900

John M. Ruston Jr.

M, b. 1858
  • Last Edited: 8 Mar 2011
  • Birth*: John M. Ruston Jr. was born in 1858.
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.

Martha A. Ruston

F, b. 1859
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2018
  • Birth*: Martha A. Ruston was born in 1859.
  • (Witness) Census1860: The 1860 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of John M. Ruston's household; , farmer,37, b. Tennessee.
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.

Martha A. "Verdie" Ruston

F, b. 1882
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Sallie Ruston

F, b. 1869
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2014
  • (Witness) Census1870: The 1870 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of John M. Ruston's household; Precinct 5, John M., 49, wagoner, born Tennessee.

Sarah Ruston

F, b. 1874
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006
  • Birth*: Sarah Ruston was born in 1874.

William Ruston

M, b. 1876
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006
  • Birth*: William Ruston was born in 1876.

Nancy Ada Bell Ryan

F, b. 3 March 1888, d. 11 August 1979
  • Last Edited: 4 Aug 2006
  • Occupation*: She was employed by the County road department.
  • Note: She came to Texas from Louisiana in a covered wagon at age 6 months.

Family: William Henry "Bill" Newman b. 27 Jun 1888, d. 15 Jun 1964

Mary Jane Safly

F
  • Last Edited: 13 May 2006

Deborah Yvonne Sample

F, b. 20 February 1962, d. 1 November 2010

Houston newspaper about K. F. Henry, son Roy, granddaughter Deborah Sample's birthdays
  • Last Edited: 23 Oct 2011