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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers consist of annotations made by Joseph Kieffer Ruebush (1878-1963) to a partial transcription and translation of baptismal and communicants records of Frieden's Lutheran and German Reformed Church (Rockingham County, Va.) Register, 1786-1834 (Accession 27621). Information included in the records are the parents' names, including maiden name of the mother, birth and baptismal dates of the children, and sponsors' names. The abstracts cover the period, 1791-1820, and primarily relate to the Ruebush and Hofmann families
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
Joseph Kieffer Ruebush was born 26 October 1878 in Dayton, Rockingham County, Virginia. He attended Shenandoah College and Ohio State University's school of journalism. Ruebush operated the Ruebush-Kieffer press in Rockingham County for several years. As a historian, he wrote on Rockingham County and on the Shenandoah Valley. Ruebush served as one of the first trustees of the Rockingham County Public Library, on the Civil War Centennial Commission, and the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Roundtable. He was a founder of the Rockingham Historical Society. He married Nancy Byrd Rhodes (d. 1952). Ruebush died 25 July 1963 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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Vi
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Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
Hammond, Pat
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491454
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

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