Runkle, William

Male 1813 - 1837  (24 years)


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  • Name Runkle, William 
    Born 15 Mar 1813  Culpepper Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1837 
    Notes 
    • WILLIAM RUNKLE, son of Lewis and Elizabeth Runkle, was born in
      Culpepper County, Va., on the 13th day of march, 1813. Lewis Runkle
      was a native of Shenandoah County, Va., and son of Peter Runkle, who
      bore a distinguished part in the War of the Revolution. Lewis Runkle
      emigrated to Indiana in 1826, and later, moved to Iowa, where his death
      occurred about the year 1854. He was by trade a tanner, but after coming to
      Indiana, turned his attention to agricultural pursuits, which he carried on until
      his death. his wife died in Bartholomew County in 1849. Mr. and Mrs. Runkle
      were the parents of ten children, four of whom are now living. William Runkle
      spent the years of his youth and early manhood in Virginia and Indiana, and grew
      up amid the active scenes of pioneer life. His early educational training was
      received in the old-fashioned log schoolhouses. He remained with his parents
      until twenty-five years of age, and then began farming for himself, first on rented
      land, and two years later on 120 acres which he purchased in Needham township,
      where he now lives. In 1837 he married Mary Hougham, daughter of Aaron and
      Catherine Hougham, natives respectively of Kentucky and Tennessee. Mrs. Runkle
      was born in Fayette County, December 18, 1818, and died in Johnson County. Two
      children were the result of this marriage. Mr. Runkle's second marriage was solemnized
      in 1873, with Rachel McClean, daughter of Daniel and Nancy (Farnsworth) McClean,
      of Green County, Tenn. To this union no children were born. His wife died February 5,
      1876, and on the 13th of February, 1877, he married Sarah Ann McClean, a sister of his
      former wife.
    Person ID I2945  Hougham
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2000 

    Father Runkle, Lewis 
    Mother Elizabeth 
    Family ID F9043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hougham, Mary
              b. 17 Dec 1818
              d. 16 Dec 1867  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1837 
    Children 
     1. Runkle, William (aka Lewis Wilson)
              b. 8 Feb 1839
              d. 9 May 1839  (Age 0 years)
     2. Runkle, Sarah (or Susan) Catherine
              b. 18 Dec 1852
              d. 2 Jan 1901  (Age 48 years)
    Family ID F1006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart