Beaver Meadows Pond
Near Tuscarora Township
Bradford County, PA
October 5, 2005
Photo Taken by Carol Brotzman

Ruger Cemetery

Located on the former Albert Learn Century farm
Spring Hill, Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, PA

With Genealogy of the Descendants of Isaac Ruger

Compiled by Carol Brotzman
Beaver Meadows Church historian
October 2001

If you desire additional information, contact Carol Brotzman at brotzman@dfnow.com.

Note: There are only two headstones left. Carol has provided pictures of each which are linked to the names below. These two headstones have actually been moved from the hedgerow in the Ruger Cemetery to the Ackley Cemetery at Spring Hill, PA. The old timers tell us there were more stones at one time.

Catherina Ruger
Wife of
Isaac Ruger
Died November 5, 1851
Age 59 years 1 month 25 days

The second stone has a GAR flag representing the 79th PA. INF
P R Hall (maybe Philip?)
Died July 10, 1865
A casualty of the Civil War

There could be some McCloe family members buried here also. No proof just rumors!

Historians note: The following partial genealogy pertains to the Ruger family and its connections to the Beaver Meadows Church and Cemetery, Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, PA. If anyone has info they would like to share on the Hall or Ruger families, please contact Carol Brotzman. They have a rich history at Beaver Meadows! There are connections to the Hall family through Walter and Maggie Culver Scott of Lopez, Sullivan County, PA.

Descendants of Isaac Ruger

Generation No. 1

Isaac Ruger married Catherina Race. She was born about 1792, and died November 05, 1851 in Tuscarora Township, PA, age 59 years 25 days.

More About Catherina Race:
Burial: Learn Farm, Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, PA

Children of Isaac Ruger and Catherina Race are:

i. Caroline Ruger, born about 1829 in Catskill, NY; died October 11, 1903 in Tuscarora Township, PA, age 85 years.
ii. Mary Ruger, married David Lyon Millard, November 20, 1867; born March 01, 1830 in Unadilla, NY; died after June 06, 1900 in Tuscarora Township, PA; appears in the Federal census for 1880.
iii. Nelson Ruger, born between June 25, 1822 - 1824 in Catskill, NY.

Generation No. 2

Caroline Ruger married Theron James Hall, July 10, 1853 in PA; services by Elder Ruel Hall. Theron was the son of Theodaty Hall and Mary _______. He died April 01, 1863 in the Civil War from typhoid.

More About Caroline Ruger:
Burial: Tuscarora Township, PA

Children of Caroline Ruger and Theron Hall are:

i. Theron Franklin Hall, born August 02, 1855 in PA; died 1928 in Tuscarora Township; appears in the Federal census for 1880.

More About Theron Franklin Hall:
Burial: Beaver Meadows Cemetery, Beaver Meadows, Bradford County, PA

ii. Catherine Alice Hall, born March 20, 1857; died September 18, 1942. She married (1) ______ Sutherland; died before 1900. She married (2) Frank Hall; born about 1846; died May 09, 1928 in Tuscarora Township, PA, age 72 years.

More About Catherine Alice Hall:
Burial: Beaver Meadows Cemetery, Beaver Meadows, Bradford County, PA

More About Frank Hall:
Burial: May 11, 1928, Beaver Meadows Cemetery, Beaver Meadows, Bradford County, PA

iii. Ida A Hall, born about 1860.

Nelson Ruger married (1) Margaret S. Anson, daughter of Alfred and Lucinda Anson. She was born January 21, 1828 in Poughkeepsie, NY, and died August 07, 1882 in PA, 3 days after her baby Ray Ruger. Nelson then married (2) Becky [?] _______.

Children of Nelson Ruger and Margaret Anson are:

i. Samuel W. Ruger, born about 1849 in NY; died before 1860 in New Jersey, probably.
ii. Morgan Ruger. He married Lena Drake; born about 1853; died 1887 in Elmira, NY, age 24 years from spinal meningitis.
iii. Mary Ruger. She married Newton Hawley.
iv. Lucinda Ruger, born September 1861 in PA; died September 22, 1931. She married (1) Walter Marshall about 1886, probably in Wilkes-Barre, PA; they divorced about four years later. She married (2) Oliver C. Kintz about 1886; born August 1861, probably in New Jersey; died November 14, 1935.

More About Lucinda Ruger:
Burial: Wellsburg, NY Cemetery

More About Oliver C Kintz:
Burial: Wellsburg, NY Cemetery

 

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