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1860's Daniel Webster Rugg Tintype Photo, Rutland Vermont & Connecticut


On front: "Daniel W. Ruggs" is handwritten on top, and "Rutland, Vermont" on bottom, both handwritten in old period pencil. Photo: 1860's Gem size original vintage Victorian tintype photo in CDV size matt, with an old yellow advertising card glued to back, for support. Photographer: Unmarked, Unknown.

The back of this 1850's advertising card lists various medical conditions cured by a special water it is advertising, which is not named: Influenza, Erysipelas, Salt Rheumalism, Ulcerous and Cancerous afflictions, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Diaorhea, Syphilis, Diabetes, Catarrh, Consumption and etc.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Daniel Webster Rugg: 1858-1936, born Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont,
Father: Nelson B. Rugg 1807–1862 born to William and Abigail Rugg. Died in Louisiana in the Civil War, see more info below.
His father's first wife was Lauretta White 1798–1837, also seen as Laura White, born in Bridgewater, Windsor County, Vermont to Jonathan White 1766–1827 and Abigail Emerson White 1773–1856. Her siblings were Lyman White 1796–1865, Alanson K. White born 1801, John White born 1803, Alfred Milo White 1805–1870, Sullivan White 1807–1880, Saphronia White 1809–1874, Fanny H White born 1811, Juliana White born 1816, and Andrew Jackson White 1819–1868
She died in 1837, age 39.
Her 3 children with Nelson B. Rugg are Daniel's half siblings:
Cordelia Rugg 1829–1885
Louisa Rugg 1834–1907
Nelson B Rugg 1837–1865

His father's 2nd wife
Daniel's Mother: Matilda Caroline Jenner Rugg 1815–1869
Her father: Asa Jenner 1777–1864
(his first wife was Tryphena Grandee Jenner died 1801)
Her mother: Nancy Ray Jenner 1783–1869
Her siblings:
Tryphena Jenner born 1803
Stella B. Jenner born 1805
William Nathaniel Riley Jenner 1810–1880
Louis Jenner born 1819
Joseph Jenner born 1827
Permelia Jenner born 1828
Asa Jenner
Her Half Siblings
David Genner Jenner born 1798 (mother was Tryphena Grandee above)
Solomon Genner Jenner born 1799 (mother was Tryphena Grandee above)

Daniel's Siblings:
Mary S Hudson 1837–1913 (may be a half sibling, her mother may be Lauretta above)
Nancy J. Rugg 1839–1911
Triphena Rugg 1839–1871
Joseph Wilson Rugg 1847–1920
Julia A. Rugg 1848-1921 (possibly born 1838, not 1848)
Daniel Webster Rugg 1858–1936 (himself, this photo)

His wife: Cora Emma French Rugg 1872–1939, born in Weston, Windsor County, Vermont and died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut.
Her Father: Elbridge C. French 1844–1912 (Elbridge French)
Her mother: Frances Jennette Bennett French 1849–1919
Her 2 Siblings:
Edwin E French 1870–1937
Minnie M. French 1877–1967

His children with Cora:
Eva Isabelle Rugg 1894–1895 (also seen as Eve Rugg)
Gladys J Rugg 1901–1989
Daniel Bennett Rugg 1903–1905
Mary Louise Rugg 1908–1992
Donald Webster Rugg 1912–1992

Daniel W. Rugg United States Census, 1860
Event Place Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, United States
Age 1
Birth Year (Estimated) 1859
Birthplace Vermont
Household, Age, Birthplace
Nelson B Rugg M 55 Massachusetts
Matilda C Rugg F 45 Vermont
Tryphena Rugg F 19 Vermont
Joseph Rugg M 17 Vermont
Julia Rugg M 12 Vermont
Daniel W Rugg M 1 Vermont
John McMahan M 23 Ireland

Daniel W Rugg
Birth Year: abt 1863, Vermont
Marital Status: Married
Home in 1930: Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Street address: Phelps Croft
Age at First Marriage: 27
Attended School: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Industry: Gardner
Household Members: Name, Age
Daniel W Rugg 67
Cora E Rugg 57 (wife Cora Rugg)
M Louise Rugg 22
Donald W Rugg 17
Russell Whipple 25
Lee A Hutchingson 27
James King 28

Note: His father, Nelson Rugg died in Louisiana in the Civil War. He was a private in Co. B, 7th VT Infantry in the Civil War and is buried at Chalmette National Cemetery, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.

Sources: Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66
Nelson B Rugg in the U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
Enlistment Date: 1 Dec 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Vermont
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. B, 7th  VT Infantry on 12 Feb 1862 and was mustered out on 20 Aug 1862.

Daniel died in Simsbury, Connecticut in 1936, age 78 and Cora died in 1839, age 64. They are buried at the Hop Meadow Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford County, CT. This is a beautiful old original Rugg or Ruggs family piece found in Franklin County, Massachusetts. His name is seen spelled both ways. It is a beautiful small and clear portrait of young Daniel, about 8-9 years old, taken 1866-1869, after his father died in the Civil War and well signed. A Rugg family treasure!

Size 2.5 x 4 inches
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